Ilm Ki Dunya - a famous Pakistani educational news website hacked and defaced by two hackers with the handle THA RUDE and THA Disaster from the group The Hackers Army.
Main Page of the Site is not defaced instead hackers added a deface page on the image directory of the website (/inst/images/).
Mirror of the Hacked Site:
According to the hackers, Site is hacked because of its high alexa rank in Pakistan and admin is unable to secure it. All emails and passwords along with the phone numbers are stolen by the hackers. As hacker writes on the deface page.
Alexa rank in pk 66 :O. FB fan’s 196K =))
all email’s data and password’s stolen xD oo yeah along with phone number’s.. u know y ? Because Admin you can not secure a highprofile site of my beloved Pakistan
In talk with the THP, The hacker told,
There are several Vulnerabilies in the website which can be easily exploited to hack website. It range from Web app to Server. Vulnerabilities are reported to the admin of the website. Soon they gonna patch it. THA RUDE added, If they dont fix the critical bugs, i will hit again.
Complete Deface Message by the hacker:
So this time Ilmkidunya Owned ? , Hell Yeah .Alexa rank in pk 66 :O. total user’s ? guess xD.
FB fan’s 196K =))
all email’s data and password’s stolen xD oo yeah along with phone number’s. U know y ? Because Admin you can not secure a highprofile site of my beloved Pakistan.there is no reason of this hack more ever to just a .. shitty Security Reminder
for are THA = The Hackers Army (The Voice of Oppressed)
About Ilm Ki Dunya:
According to Wikipedia, Ilmkidunya is the educational website in Pakistan. It provides educational news regarding Pakistani colleges and universities. It includes a directory of universities, Pakistani exams results, programs and courses offered, admission information, information on finding jobs, and much more. Finding a job in Pakistan is easier via ilmkidunya.com. ilmkidunya is also famous in Pakistan for student counselling activities, they arrange counselling lectures with notable personalities.
At the time of writing, deface page is removed by the website admin and showing the forbidden message.