Pages

GMA Website and Twitter ~ Pawned

29.5.11 Posted by: ROOTCON

I was just chatting with my friends in facebook and suddenly a couple of my friends passed me a link of GMA's twitter account which is http://twitter.com/#!/GMANewsOnline and I was surprised that it was filled with Tagalog foul words and that it appears to be hacked because I saw a tweet claiming it was hacked by d4rkb1t.


And so I tried to look in their website and suddenly I was redirected to google. Hmm.. what could have caused this? Then when I tried to visit a certain page in http://www.gmanews.tv/entertainment, and again a pop-up message just came out that says hacked by d4rkbit. The same guy who posted nasty stuffs in the twitter.

I wonder what his motives are. Does he want to gain access to its ssh or just for pure fun? Could this cause another competition with its rival TV network? Again I witnessed another defaced site accidentally. My opinion is that maybe the defacer just want to tell the admin of the website that their site is vulnerable.


About the Contributor:

Shipcode is an InfoSec enthusiast from Cebu. During his high school days he was just an ordinary script kiddie. He loves to search for web exploits and other issues concerning network / wireless security.


ROOTCON is managed by like minded InfoSec professionals across the Philippines.
All rights reserved. Designated trademarks, brands and articles are the property of their respective owners.