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Friday, May 21, 2010

Russian Consulate in China's website hacked, defaced - February 2009


DATE:
2009-02

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
China, Russia

AFFECTED SITES:
rusconshanghai.org.cn

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Defaced, offline

SOURCE COUNTRY:
China

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Hack, defacement

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
After reports came that the Russian Navy sank a Chinese cargo vessel, Chinese hackers protested by defacing the Russian Consulate's website in Shanghai.

URLS:
1. http://www.thedarkvisitor.com/2009/02/chinese-hackers-take-down-russian-consulate-website/


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