World’s Biggest and Leading Hosting Provider Hacked By SEA
World’s biggest and leading hosting provider hacked by Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). This time Endurance International Group’s hosting companies was under attack. The Endurance International Group manages more than 60 web hosting brands around the world. The professional group of hackers from Syria has gain attention once again. Five popular brands of leading web hosting hacked by Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). Syrian Electronic Army is famous (notorious) for hacking of high profile websites and targeting leading organization with their advanced technique of phishing attacks. SEA is also supposed to run by the help of Syrian government. This time Bluehost, Hostgator, Justhost, FastDomain and Hostmonster which are leading hosting provider hacked by SEA. These are among the world’s best and biggest web hosting solution provider companies. The good thing is that still customers has not been affected by this.
Syrian Electronic Army claimed the responsibility for this hack via their official Twitter account. SEA has posted screenshots of all the hacked panels of the respective web hosting provider. According to SEA group that Endurance Group’s leading hosting provider hacked due to hosting terrorist websites on BlueHost, HostGator, JustHost, and HostMonster servers. The SEA spokesperson said,
[pull_quote_center]We gained access to all the local-control panels of the hosting companies after establishing 2 VPN connections to both Endurance and Bluehost local networks.[/pull_quote_center]
Syrian Electronic Army has also hacked the Bluehost’s official Twitter account. SEA tweeted via Bluehost’s hacked twitter account that was later removed. SEA warned to the hosting providers in a tweet that next time they will change their DNS settings. The SEA group is the same hackers group famous for their advanced techniques by using they earlier hacked official Twitter account of Microsoft News, Xbox Support and Skype.