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* 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.



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