Yesterday, 15/6/2011 was a big event or should I say I as disaster to .gov.my sites. Earlier, it was informed that they will be a mass hacking or defacement to the Malaysian government websites in protest against the Government's censorship of the Internet and because Malaysia had blocked 10 file sharing sites.
Here’s the reported news and some other info that i have added.
Source from: http://thestar.com.my
PETALING JAYA: Local websites have been hacked ahead of the deadline set by a foreign-based hacker group, Anonymous, that said it would attack the Malaysian Government portal at 3.30am today.
On the micro-blogging site Twitter yesterday evening, there were reports that 27 sites in total had been hacked.
But these were not named and there was no confirmation from the authorities as to the accuracy of the tweets.
Among the sites known to have been hacked was the Sabah Tourism website, www.sabahtourism.com. The defaced site was spotted early yesterday by the chief executive of a company that organises security conferences.
The Sabah Tourism website has since gone offline.The data that was posted online were e-mail addresses and passwords.
On the webpage where the hackers posted the data, they claimed they had the details of more than 3,400 users from the Sabah Tourism site, but they were only exposing the 392.
The hackers also claimed to be Anonymous members and that they meant no harm, and only wanted to show the vulnerability of this site.
The www.tourmalaysia.com.my site was also hacked and defaced yesterday. He had checked the site after viewing the hacked Sabah Tourism website. It was defaced with words that included “Deface by Kambeng Merah: Credit to DarkJawa.”
Another website hacked was www.cidb.gov.my, which belongs to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).
It was defaced with a long message that scolded the Government for censoring the Internet. However, a while later, the site was back to normal.www.malaysia.gov.my portal to protest against the Government's censorship of the Internet and because Malaysia had blocked 10 filesharing sites.
These sites were among the most visited by Malaysians to illegally download movies.
Here's the full list of yesterday event:Penang websites also has been defaced. The questions? Is it done by the ex student. Hehehehhe