Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Official website of Sri Lanka Ministry of Mass Media and Information hacked
Mon, Feb 25, 2013, 10:41 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 25, Colombo: The official website of Sri Lanka Ministry of Mass Media and Information has been targeted by a hacker today.

A hacker believed to be a Pakistani known as H4x0r HuSsY has posted a message on the Media Ministry website at www.media.gov.lk.

The hacker took down the website completely and uploaded a Deface over the Website that read "We Pakistanis are with Everyone! All We Want Is Justice! Justice Everywhere!" However, the Ministry has removed the message and repaired the website immediately, the Secretary of the Ministry of Mass Media and Information Charitha Herath said. The website appears normal now.

Sri Lankan government websites have increasingly come under cyber-attacks recently .

A hacker using the online moniker Davy Jones has attacked several high-profile websites of the Sri Lankan government recently.

The hacker has said that he continues to target Sri Lankan government websites because he believes the Sri Lankan government is corrupted.

Davy Jones hacked the high-profile sites of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, the Nelum Pokuna Theatre, the website of Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Sri Lankan High Commission of Maldives and several others.

A hacker by the name 'Game Over' hacked the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) and defaced the website's main page on January 17.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan, Maldivian Foreign Ministers discuss strengthening bilateral relations
Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to U.S. Jaliya Wickramasuriya further remanded
FSP leader Kumar Gunaratnam released
Sri Lanka bus, three-wheeler drivers protest higher fines imposed on traffic rule violations
Need of the hour is leaders who can find just solutions - President
Sri Lanka President discusses bilateral relations with US VP-elect - PMD
President seeks explanation from IGP over comment on arrest of an individual by FCID
Sri Lankan couple with 'well-founded fear' granted refugee status in New Zealand
American and Sri Lankan experts gather to unleash Sri Lanka's trade potential
Sri Lanka's Q3 industrial production index up 3.0 percent compared to 2015

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.