Albanian hackers brings down AP Civil Supplies Corporation website

By Anurag Mallick  Published on  11 Nov 2019 2:02 PM GMT
Albanian hackers brings down AP Civil Supplies Corporation website

Hyderabad: In yet another case of cybercrime in the country, Nofawkx-Al Hackers hacked the official website of AP State Civil Supplies Corporation limited three days ago. The website is still down and reads, ‘This site can’t be reached’.

The meta description of the website reads, “MY VIDEO. Hacked by Nofawkx-Al. Do You Know Why You Got HACKED? Hacked because women’s rights are in danger ! Woman’s have rights at abortion…(sic)”

Speaking to NewsMeter, Rishi Dwivedi, an ethical hacker and cybersecurity researcher, said, “The official website of Andhra Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd. was hacked by Albanian hackers with the code name Nofawkx. They hacked APSCS server and its website hasn’t been online for more than three days.”

Rishi Dwivedi took to Twitter to share the information regarding the website getting hacked. “APSCSC website has been hacked 3 days before by Nofawkx-Al Hackers. But website is still down. You guys need back up? CC: @AndhraPradeshCM @NICMeity @IndianCERT @Gol_Meity (sic).”

The ethical hacker further added, “It looks like they have lost their backup. That is why it is taking very long for them to come online.” The APSCS’ official website is still down, and the search result reads, ‘This site can’t be reached’.

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