Google, Yahoo! Microsoft and PayPal Romania Defaced by Algerian Hacker

28 Nov, 2012

An Algerian hacker using the online nick name MCA-CRB has managed to deface yesterday the Romanian sites of Google (google.ro) Yahoo! (yahoo.ro), Microsoft (microsoft.ro) and PayPal Romania (paypal.ro). All these sites are back online now.

The attacker did not breach Google’s server rather this is a a DNS attack, where the hacker redirected the website url to his page.

According to his zone-h.org account, MCA-CRB is responsible for defacing well over 5,000 sites, including ones belonging to governments from all around the world.

(Via TechCrunch and softpedia)

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