Snapdeal - India’s leading online marketplace gets hacked by a Pakistani hacker with the handle Hasnain Haxor from Pakistan Haxors Crew (PHC).
Anatomy of attack is unkonwn. As Snapdeal’s blog is developed with WordPress CMS, It seems that hacker exploited zero day flaw in one of the WordPress plugin and defaced the website.
After exploiting the flaw, Hasnain Haxor succesfully managed to upload the deface page on the Snapdeal Server which raises questions on the Snapdeal’s server security.
This is not the first time Hasnain haxor hacked Indian Site, before the hacker participated in Pak India cyber war and defaced thousand of the websites.
According to the deface page, The Web attack on Snapdeal Server is executed as a payback of hacking Pakistani Sites by Indian Hackers.
The hacker mocked at the security of the Snapdeal that claims 2 billion registered users. The hacker also left a reminder message on the page to fix the security of the website.
Mirror (Proof of Hack):
At the time of writing, blog was taken down by Snapdeal administrators and blog was showing the maintenance message.