WWF Philippines’ site is hacked by some Madoka (it’s an anime) fan. I don’t know whether to laugh or cry.
The above was the actual tweet from a chain of retweets that reached my stream and got us (Chris and I) looking into this matter. This one below was the screenshot we captured:
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The Earth Hour section seems back to normal now.
GMANews.TV has given us an interesting news angle to chew on. According to them, the individual behind the WWF and Bureau of Customs Web page facelifts are one and the same given their reference to the keyword “mahou shoujo”, a term used to classify a sub-genre of Japanese anime and manga, found in both attacks. We can neither confirm nor deny this, but it is a good point to keep in mind.
You can read more about this story on this GMANews.TV Web page.
Other grueling stories of defacements in the GFILabs Blog:
- Pirate Bay enthusiasts deface MPAA site
- Subdomains defaced on The Telegraph website
- Hacking the Matrix
- Jack TV gets jacked