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Baidu hacked by 'Iranian cyber army' (China Search Engine)
BBC ^ | January 12, 2010 | BBC News

Posted on 01/13/2010 5:37:38 AM PST by bogusname

China's most popular search engine, Baidu, has been targeted by the same hackers that took Twitter offline in December, according to reports.

A group claiming to be the Iranian Cyber Army redirected Baidu users to a site displaying a political message.

The site was down for at least four hours on Tuesday, Chinese media said.

Last year's attack on micro-blogging service Twitter had the same hallmarks, sending users to a page with an Iranian flag and message in Farsi...

(Excerpt) Read more at news.bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: baidu; china; hacked; searchengine

1 posted on 01/13/2010 5:37:39 AM PST by bogusname
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