Here’s what the website of Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho normally looks like:
And here’s what it looked like for a few hours on Saturday after a hacker defaced it with images of Star Wars hate figure Jar Jar Binks and Osama bin Laden.
The footballer’s website was attacked by a hacker calling himself “Terrorist MC”, who wrote a number of messages in Arabic alongside a claim in English that he would not stop hacking:
Im muslim For ever , I love Oussama ben laden
I dont Stop The Hacking, F*** Obama F*** America
Quite what Ronaldinho has done to anger a hacker enough to compare him to Jar Jar Binks is beyond me.
But there’s a serious message here. Whether you’re a big corporation, a small business or an individual, you need to protect your web presence or risk having hackers plant malware, spam pages or a mischievous message on your site.
Fortunately it looks like the attack against Ronaldinho’s website was more akin to electronic…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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