Hacked website of The Defence Headquarters restored

The Defence Headquarters’ Friday said its information blog site, defenceinfo.mil.ng, which was hacked into at the early hours of Friday, 23 January, 2015, has been restored.

According to a statement signed by Major General Chris Olukolade,
Director of Defence Information, “The site was defaced at the front end.
However, the hackers could not infiltrate the database of the site.

“Preliminary investigation shows that the attack was from the end of
the site’s host. One Ima Sadiq who posed as the hacker has been knocked
off and normal activities on the channel has resumed.
the blog site was targeted because of its role as a major channel for
disseminating information on military and security activities in the
nation’s counter-terrorism campaign”, he said.


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