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[defaced-commentary] Pakistani Hackers Deface U.S. Site With Ultimatum
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Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 03:21:23 -0500 (CDT)
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Subject: [defaced-commentary] Pakistani Hackers Deface U.S. Site With Ultimatum
Pakistani Hackers Deface U.S. Site With Ultimatum
By Brian McWilliams, Newsbytes
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, U.S.A.,
17 Oct 2001, 9:44 AM CST
A Pakistani hacking group has defaced a Web server operated by the
U.S. government and threatened to hit American and British military
sites unless its demands are met.
A Web server operated by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA) was attacked this morning by a group known as
GForce Pakistan, according to records at Alldas, a Web site defacement
The attackers replaced the site's homepage with their own, which bore
the title "GForce Strikes Back" and contained a 350-word text message.
The message said the group would target "major US military and major
British Web sites" in coming days and jeopardize their internal
GForce claimed to have "some very high confidential US data" that it
would hand over to officials of Al Qaeda unless the U.S. met several
demands. The group's confusing ultimatum included the removal of U.S.
troops from Saudi Arabia, the cessation of bombing in Afghanistan, and
the production of "evidence," among other demands.
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