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* 'Davy Johns' targets Sri Lanka government websites again
Fri, Jan 25, 2013, 10:29 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 25, Colombo: A hacker using the online moniker Davy Jones has attacked several high-profile websites of the Sri Lankan government.

His latest victims are Sri Lanka's Board of Investment website (investsrilanka.com) and Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) - Mahinda Rajapakse Theatre (lotuspond.lk).

"Davy Johns" claims that he has accessed the site's entire database, including the details of over 2,000 investors and other "important" documents, and published them on the Internet.

According to report on E Hacking News, the hacker, Davy Johns has claimed to have hacked the website of the Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) - Mahinda Rajapakse Theatre (lotuspond.lk)

The hacker has breached the database server and leaked the compromised data including admin user name, email address and hashed password.

However, both websites are running as usual at this time.

The hacker claimed an attack on the official website of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA.lk) and uploading a defacement page in the site last week.

The hacker has recently breached the two famous Sri Lankan TV Channel websites Rupavahini TV and One SriLanka and the Bureau of Foreign Employment site.

** Related Story :: Hackers attack Sri Lanka Port Authority site



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