Hacktivists Destroy Various Sri Lankan Domains, Including Google.lk

Hacktivists Destroy Various Sri Lankan Domains_ Including Google lk

A clandestine group of hacktivists has destroyed DNS records of many Sri Lankan websites and redirected users to a web page displaying numerous social issues influencing the residents.

Apart from the affected domains for local businesses and news sites, two high-profile domains for Google.lk and Oracle.lk, were also impacted.

Along with the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, various users tweeted about it though it was active for only a few moments.

This is the second cyber-security-related incident after 2013 where hacktivists used an SQL injection attack to violate its database and steal data about .lk domain owners.

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