DoSWatch = Aggregated stories about the use of denial of service attacks and hacking as a form of censorship.

If you hear about such an event, or if you've been censored in this way, please email or use @DoSWatch on Twitter.

This is not a news site. Our goal is to collect and quickly summarize, not research and fact-check. Many details of these reports rely on translated pages, speculation, and/or anecdote, so should be treated as such. Link quality will vary.

*click for email

Sunday, August 8, 2010

"Yes to Gamal Mubarak" FaceBook page hacked - August 2010


DATE:
2010-08

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA, Egypt

AFFECTED SITES:
facebook.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Hacked

SOURCE COUNTRY:
Egypt

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
Hack

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
The "Yes to Gamal Mubarak" group on FaceBook was hacked. Page supporting anticipated Presidential candidate and son of the current President Gamal Mubarak was hacked and its name changed to [translation] "Denied you the beauty and unwanted you." (1) Other text read "we don't want you or your father."

URLS:
1. http://www.almasryalyoum.com/en/news/hackers-target-news-website-gamal-mubarak-facebook-page


No comments:

Post a Comment