Sunday, December 14, 2008

Old Skewl Hackers Hijack Microsoft Web Site

"Microsoft Ireland has been forced to review its online security after the company’s Irish home page was hijacked by a group of hackers last week.

"Visitors to the website last Tuesday were greeted with a message saying that the page had been hacked by a group calling itself the Terrorist Crew.

"A spokesman for Microsoft Ireland said that the incident was being investigated by the Gardai but it was unable to release any information on whether there were any leads on the identity or motives of the hackers. The hijacked web page listed the online nicknames of seven members of the group. Web searches reveal that several members have claimed credit for numerous hacking attacks on corporate websites in recent years."

From The POST.IE...

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