Globe Telecom’s website hacked, “Your service on your internet connection is not worthy what we pay for,” Hacker says
Globe Telecom one of the most popular Internet service providers in the Philippines got its website hacked earlier today. 4 of its subdomains were defaced by Filipino hackers using the online handle “BloodSec International”.
BloodSec was apparently not happy with internet services provided by Globe Telecom
“Dear GLOBE, Your service on your internet connection is not worthy what we pay for. Do something or expect the consequence. This is just the beginning. Expect Us!” the message on the deface page read followed with “All your Data Belongs to Us Now”.
Globe later confirmed that mybusiness.globe.com.ph, payroll.globe-csme.com, duointernational.globe-csme.com, and update.globe-csme.com, were defaced. all hosted by a third party hosting provider. It also added that, all effected websites are only used for promotional and advertising campaigns and is not connected with customers data system, so there is nothing to worry about.
“The server where the four websites are hosted are managed by a third party partner and outside of the Globe Corporate and Enterprise Network, where appropriate preventive and detective controls are in place. The attack is isolated on their end and was brought about by an unpatched vulnerability that is currently being addressed. Rest assured, our security incident response teams are currently investigating and conducting forensics in various areas to make sure that the incident is properly managed.” said Globe Chief Information Security Officer Anton Bonifacio.
Globe Telecom has got the control back over the hacked websites and the effected domains are currently showing a maintenance page.