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Google Indonesia Attacked by Hacker on Idul Adha Holiday

Google Indonesia Attacked by Hacker on Idul Adha Holiday

Cyber Security
Jakarta. The homepage of Google Indonesia, google.co.id, was subjected to a hacker attack during the Idul Adha holiday on Sunday, 5 October 2014. It was stated that the attack was done by a group by the name ‘MadLeets’. The news on the hacking it has quickly spread over the social media and created a commotion in the Indonesian internet community. It's homepage did not appear normally for a brief period. It is reported that the usually white background of the Google homepage had changed into a black colour. The page also had several sentences which were claimed to be written by the hacker. One of the writings said “Security is just an illusion” whereas several other writings showed “Struck by 1337” and “Google Indonesia stamped by Team Madleets.” According to Kompas.com rep