Published On: Fri, Sep 1st, 2017

OurMine Apparently Took Over WikiLeaks Website – WikiLeaks Calls It “Fake News”

OurMine is apparently behind as reports progressing on Thursday suggested that WikiLeaks might have been hacked. While it’s doubtful that any information was compromised during a site takeover, a website was temporarily defaced with a summary that read:

“Hi, it’s OurMine (Security Group), don’t worry we are usually contrast your…. blablablab, oh wait, this is not a confidence test! Wikileaks, remember when we challenged us to penetrate you?”

Following each such takeover, OurMine, a Saudi Arab-based hacking group, claims that it’s usually hacking sites to foster improved confidence practices. However, in a box of WikiLeaks it was usually a response to a plea from a organization. OurMine has formerly targeted several tech executives and media sites.

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WikiLeaks has now taken control of a website though hasn’t given any matter solely for job a strange Guardian news as “fake news.” As a Guardian noted, “WikiLeaks prides itself on technical competency,” though a hacking organisation has reportedly used DNS poisoning to temporarily take over a website – zero high-tech. “Rather than aggressive WikiLeaks’ servers directly, they have assured one or some-more DNS servers, that are obliged for branch a human-readable “wikileaks.org” web residence into a machine-readable fibre of numbers that tells a mechanism where to connect, to change their records,” Guardian added. “For a brief period, those DNS servers told browsers that wikileaks.org was indeed located on a server tranquil by OurMine.”

OurMine also dragged Anonymous into this conflict who had formerly leaked personal sum of people behind OurMine after a organisation DDoSed WikiLeaks final year. Earlier on Thursday morning, WikiLeaks’ homepage also displayed a following message.

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“Anonymous, remember when we attempted to dox us with feign information for aggressive wikileaks [sic]?” a summary said. “There we go! One organisation kick we all! #WikileaksHack lets get it trending on chatter [sic]!”

OurMine has some-more notoriously taken over control of several high form tech executives, including Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account, Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Quora page, and the BuzzFeed’s website. The organisation mostly uses passwords from information that has been dumped online as a outcome of confidence breaches and calls for improved confidence practices. More recently, it took over HBO’s amicable media accounts.

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