The website of British football superstar David Beckham has been hacked, with an image of a hapless dog attempting to eat a bowl of food painted on a street sign.
A message on the picture reads
“ScooterDAshooter = FAIL”
To be fair, Beckham probably has other things to distract him than his website’s security right now. Yesterday, his celebrity wife Victoria Beckham gave birth to a daughter, who they have decided to name – in the style of a science fiction android – Harper Seven.
That does mean, of course, that more people than usual might be visiting Beckham’s website in the hope of reading more information about their happy event.
Fortunately it appears that this particular hack is more about defacement than being malicious – if those who broke in had chosen to, they could probably have inserted malicious code into David Beckham’s website to install malware onto visiting computers.
And, in all seriousness, I doubt that David Beckham is a…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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