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Google Morocco suffers DNS attack

Google Morocco suffers DNS attack

The Google Morocco domain (Google.co.ma) was briefly hacked on Saturday May 10 by hackers referring to themselves as ¡¥PAKbugs¡¦.

Google.co.ma is functioning again, but for several hours on Saturday the site was down and this gave enough opportunity for people visiting the site to generate screenshots of the hacked domain. When users visited the site, they briefly saw a message that said ¡§HackeD By PAKbugs. We are ZombiE_KsA Cyber Criminal spo0fer x00mx00m¡¨.

The domain was pointed to a different server, and the message mentioned above was shown when people tried to access the search engine. Google at one point reportedly relayed visitors from Morocco to Google.com instead of Google.co.ma, but it took a while before Google Morocco was functioning correctly again.

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