google-indonesia-hacked

The Google Indonesia domain (www.google.co.id) was hacked into and left defaced for several hours today morning, The Hacker collective MaDLeeTs who claimed responsibility for the hack and also left there deface page on the website. Google.co.id was apparently hijacked using a hacking method known as DNS Poisoning.

MaDLeeTs are known for attacks like these targeting the search giant Google, only last year in October they had hijacked Google Malaysia using a similar same method.

How long the Website was left defaced?

While it is not clear for how long the website was left defaced, but reports suggest that the attack continued for hours, Team MaDLeeTs also changed the earlier deface page planted after 2 hours with a new one.

We have added a search box on our deface page on Google Indonesia to help Indonesian users to use Google Search while its stamped by TeaM MaDLeeTs, the hackers announced on their official Facebook page. 

[!]Struck by 1337, Security is just an Illusion message on the deface page read.

The website has been restored back to normal now, but it is still unclear if the domain registrant was breached by the hacker, and if the they still have control over it and we may see such kind of attacks in future.