First Anonymous Attack against the Regime in Jordan, The Group Hacked Briefly Jordan’s Prime Ministry Website

29 Sep, 2013

Anonymous hacker group have defaced briefly a webpage on Jordan’s prime ministry website in objection to government plans to raise taxes and prices. and left a message in Arabic to Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur.

“Hi uncle, how are you? We are sorry, we hacked your website. Are you upset? We feel much worse when you raise prices. The people know this feeling but you do not,” it said.

The government has announced a raft of austerity measures as it battles to reduce a $2 billion deficit this year and rein in a foreign debt that now exceeds $23 billion (17 billion euros).

It has doubled taxes on cellphones and mobile telephone contracts, and plans are under way to raise electricity costs by 15 percent.
It has also raised taxes on imported clothes from five percent to 20 percent.

This is the first hacking attempt by Anonymous hacker group against the regime in Jordan.

The hackers has posted the below video announcing the operation, in the video they called to fight corruption in Jordan and stop serving western interest.

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  1. Steven J Fromm  |  September 29th, 2013 at 4:36 PM #

    Very interesting post from the Jordanian perspective. It seems that a lot of countries must make hard choices to keep their countries going. This surely get many citizens upset and some cases outraged. I guess hackers just react by way of what they do best. Thanks for the post.

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