Google's Pakistan site, 277 others hacked by Turkish hacker group Eboz

Turkish hackers have reportedly taken down the Google Pakistan search page and 277 other website pages, and in one case left users an image of two penguins walking across a bridge, Ibn-Live reported.

A screen grab of the Google Pakistan page. image courtesy: ibnlive

On google.pk, instead of a Google logo and search bar, the hackers left the page with a black layout and an image of two penguins walking on a bridge.

They also kept a message in Turkish on the page, the website reported

They also left a message 'Pakistan downed' at the bottom of the page, it said.

The site 'google.co.pk' was subsequently inaccessible to users.

 TechCrunch later reported that the hackers were part of a group from Turkey called Eboz had hacked into over 278 Pakistani websites allegedly to point out security flaws in the site.

Apple, Yahoo and Microsoft's Pakistani sites were among those hacked by the group and had to be taken down by the respective site owners.


Published Date: Nov 24, 2012 04:11 pm | Updated Date: Nov 25, 2012 12:51 pm