Australian Airport Website Taken Down By ISIS Hackers

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Posted 2 years ago

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Australian Airport Website Taken Down By ISIS HackersHobart Airport saw their website taken down in a hacking attack by supporters of ISIS.

The site was defaced with, but has since been modified to read:

“We’re sorry, the Hobart Airport website is not currently operating,” said the message.

“We are working to get it back up and running as soon as possible. To check flight times, please visit the relevant airline website. We apologise for any inconvenience.”

A police statement said “The group claiming responsibility for the hacking appear to non-discriminately target organisations who use web hosts such as the one used by Hobart International Airport…There were no threats made towards the Hobart Airport or flight operations to and from the airport…We are committed to supporting the security arrangements at the airport, and are prepared to provide an appropriate response.”

Last week, TV5Monde, a French TV station was attacked by supporters of ISIS and their entire network was taken down.

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