“Cry-baby” Maradona’s website hacked by Peruvian football fan

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Peruvian soccer fans have reacted to their national team’s dramatic defeat at the hands of Argentina last Saturday by hacking Diego Maradona’s website and calling him a “cry-baby”.

Maradona, the talented footballer who knocked England out of the 1986 FIFA World Cup with the infamous “Hand of God” incident (yes, this incident does still hurt every living Englishman..), is currently the Argentinian football team’s coach and has been under immense pressure to secure his country’s place in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

A Peruvian hacker, going by the handle of “Elite-Peruvian” has taken his fight off the pitch and into cyberspace, by defacing Maradona’s personal website…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.