8 Cook Islands Government Sites Breached and left Defaced

The cook islands is small, made up from 15 islands in the south pacific islands and is associated with New Zealand. Hackers using the handles HeRoTurk and Ajanlar.org today have posted to pastebin a small list of 8 websites that have been breached and left with a new file named, x.htm. hacked-by-heroturk The websites that have been defaced are all government websites and appear to be on shared hosting in the cook islands. The breached sites belong to the Ministry of Internal Affairs,  Ministry of Cultural Development, Ministry of Foreign Affair, Cook Islands Investment Corporation, Business Trade Investment Board,  Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Transport. Sites:

  1. https://www.transport.gov.ck/x.htm
  2. https://www.ombudsman.gov.ck/x.htm
  3. https://www.mocd.gov.ck/x.htm
  4. https://www.mfai.gov.ck/x.htm
  5. https://www.intaff.gov.ck/x.htm
  6. https://www.ciic.gov.ck/x.htm
  7. https://www.btib.gov.ck/x.htm
  8. https://www.agriculture.gov.ck/x.htm

Mirrors 1. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519508/transport.gov.ck/
2. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519507/ombudsman.gov.ck/
3. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519506/mocd.gov.ck/
4. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519505/mfai.gov.ck/
5. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519504/intaff.gov.ck/
6. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519502/ciic.gov.ck/
7. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519501/btib.gov.ck/
8. https://turk-h.org/defacement/view/519498/agriculture.gov.ck/

The defacement carry's no real message and was still live at time of publishing, it will most likely stay this way until Monday morning when the IT team is back on shift. Source: Pastebin

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone

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