Melbourne IT Blog hacked and defaced by Syrian Electronic Army.

After a series of Attack on New York Times, Huffington post and twitter yesterday it was almost clear that the service provider of these media, and social networking sites, Melbourne IT suffered a serious security breach.

As soon as it was looking everything is fine, Melbourne IT suffered a breach again and got their blog ( defaced by SEA, SEA was having control over there server, emails and other data late night yesterday. but the service provider might have changed their login credentials after twitterNew York Times, Huffington post suffered the Attack. but after few hours a tweet fired from Official Syrian Electronic Army twitter Account stated that they have defaced Melbourne IT blog.

Melbourne IT website hacked with a brief message | #SEA #SyrianElectronicArmy
— SyrianElectronicArmy (@Official_SEA16) August 28, 2013

The Blog was showing a deface page shown below:

After the Yesterdays Attack over Twitter, New York Times, and Huffington post, A representative from Melbourne It stated that, SEA might have use credentials stolen from a US based reseller to access their server. although it is not clear, what was the real cause of the breach.
but it seems like SEA have planted a backdoor to have control the Melbourne IT servers, and the company have failed to find the loop hole in their servers.
 At the time of writing the Article Melbourne IT blog was down showing message down for maintenance.


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Abhishek Kumar Jha
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