Earlier today, Pakistani hackers from Pak Cyber Attackers have targeted Google Bangladesh domain and shown the deface page on www.google.co.bd domain .
A hacker called Faisal Leet have hacked into the domain registry of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTCL), from where Google country domain was also registered. Hackers have modified the DNS records of Google Bangladesh and redirects all users to deface page. This technique is also know as DNS poisoning.
HackRead reports that the hacking group behind this takeover is generally known for breaching high profile Indian government and law enforcement websites. This is the first time the group has targeted a Bangladesh domain.
The Internet users in Bangladesh were shocked when they witnessed their search engine giant’s domain displaying “Pakistan Zindabad” (Long live Pakistan) slogan. Confused with the situation, users took it to Twitter to get the clear picture of what’s going on.
— Hasibul Kabir (@hkhasib) December 20, 2016
On this issue Google had quickly redirects its users to its main international .com domain i.e. www.google.com.
This is not the first time that hackers have targeted Google domain. Earlier also Pakistani hacker called LEET have hacked numbers of Google countries domain. Not only Google, he had also targeted other high profiled sites including Microsoft, Yahoo, Bing, AOL, and many Indian NIC servers.
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