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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Shaolin Temple website hacked - November 2009


DATE:
2009-11

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
China

AFFECTED SITES:
shaolin.org.cn

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Defaced

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Hack, defacement

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
After much criticism of the Temple's abbot for commercialization, the official website of the Shaolin Temple was hacked and defaced with a fake letter of apology from the abbot.

URLS:
1. http://hackerthedude.blogspot.com/2009/11/hacker-attack-shaolin-temple-kung-fu.html
2. http://buddhism.about.com/b/2009/11/15/shaolin-temple-website-hacked.htm
3. http://www.bachinese.com/forum/simple/?t27529.html


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