Malaysia Airlines website Hacked

Malaysian Airline's official website has been hacked by a group claiming to be lizard squad, The page, which is being redirected, currently shows a photograph of a lizard in a top hat and tuxedo. Malaysia Airlines said customer bookings and user data were not affected. The airline is still recovering from two disasters; the disappearance of MH370 and shooting down of MH17.It is not clear why Malaysia Airlines has become the target of a cyber attack. A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" 

said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected.

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On the main page of the airline's website the words "404 - Plane Not Found" and "Hacked by Lizard Squad" are being displayed.
"404 Page not found" is the common error message displayed when a website cannot be loaded.
Earlier the browser tab said "ISIS will prevail", but that was removed.
the group is well known internationally for performing small hacks with media attention. The group mostly rely of DDOS attack however this time lizard squad has hacked Malaysian Airline whose two plane has been crashed within few months one in Ukraine  and 2nd one MH370 still not found.
Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier, confirmed in a statement that its "Domain Name System (DNS) has been compromised where users are re-directed to a hacker website".
But it clarified to customers that its web servers were intact and its website had not been hacked.
It said "this temporary glitch does not affect [customer] bookings" and user data "remains secured". It added that it would take 22 hours to restore the website.
In March last year, flight MH370 disappeared from radar and is believed to have crashed 1,800km (1,100 miles) off Australia's west coast. A few months later MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board.
The hacker group Lizard Squad previously claimed to have disrupted Sony and Microsoft operations, with gamers unable to log on to XBox Live and PlayStation platforms over Christmas.
A hacker group, calling itself "Lizard Squad - Official Cyber Caliphate", has attacked the official website of Malaysia Airli


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