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Friday, May 14, 2010

KFC Denmark defaced - May 2010


DATE:
2010-05

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Denmark

AFFECTED SITES:
kfc.dk

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Defacement

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
Islamic activists

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Defacement

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
KFC's Danish website was hacked and defaced. The message on the home screen doesn't make clear why KFC was the target (assumption: high-visibility, poor security). The hackers demand the country implement rules against blasphemy (the "freedom to insult") else the "rule of hacking" will continue.

URLS:
1. http://www.internationalfreepresssociety.org/2010/05/muslims-hack-danish-chicken-website-demand-anti-blasphemy-law/
2. http://www.jihadwatch.org/2010/04/uk-kfc-goes-halal-muslims-threaten-boycott.html


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