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Twitter Hacked by "Iranian Cyber Army" (imgur.com)
7 points by techiferous on Dec 18, 2009 | hide | past | web | favorite | 14 comments



Could not find any information but pingdom does now report it has down. Here is a copy of the source code of the hacked page I first saw :

<html>

<head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en-us"> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <title>..:: This Web Site Has Been Hacked By Iranian Cyber Army ::.. </title> </head>

<body bgcolor="#000000">

<p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><img border="0" src="index.6.gif"><img border="0" src="index.2.gif"><img border="0" src="index.7.gif"></p> <p align="center"><img border="0" src="index.8.gif"></p> <p align="center"> <a href="mailto:iranian.cyber.army@gmail.com?subject=Mowjcamp"> <img border="0" src="index.5.gif"></a></p>

<p align="center"><img border="0" src="index.3.jpg" width="43%" height="106%"></p> <p align="center"><font face="Tahoma" size="2"><b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<font color="#FFFFFF">U.S.A Think They Controlling And Managing Internet By Their Access , But They Don't , We Control And Manage Internet By Our Power , So Do Not Try To Stimulation Iranian Peoples To ..............</font></b></font></p> <p align="center"><b><font face="Tahoma" size="2" color="#FFFFFF">NOW WHICH COUNTRY IN EMBARGO LIST? IRAN?USA?</font></b></p> <p align="center"><b><font face="Tahoma" size="2" color="#FFFFFF">WE PUSH THEM IN EMBARGO LIST ;)</font></b></p> <p align="center"><b><font face="Tahoma" size="2" color="#FFFFFF">Take Care.</font></b></p>

</body>

</html>


The lack of respect for modern web standards and accessibility here is shocking. No alt tags? All in-line styles with no CSS? And no XHTML?

Shame on them.


saya kira orang-orang itu memang tidak butuh styles, apa yang mereka butuhkan adalah pesan dapat tersampaikan, in any language sesingkat mungkin


mowjcamp was apparently a reformist overseas-based website that was hacked in the same way.

http://research.scottrade.com/public/markets/news/news.asp?d...

http://mowjcamp.com


Some details in here too:

http://blog.sucuri.net/2009/12/twitter-defacement.html

Seems a DNS hijacking for sure.



I found no website reporting any information... Anyone?



And Google's take on the "Iranian Cyber Army":

http://i.imgur.com/xDTET.png


You're calling out that a search for "indian cyber army" is performed more often than one for "iranian cyber army"?


Are you new to the Internet?


This feels like the 9/11 of internet


Who knows who it really is. Could be some random kiddies in Des Moines.


Or some random kitties in da mines.




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