Reliance Netconnect website targeted by Brazilian hackers

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Reliance Netconnect website targeted by Brazilian hackers
Reliance Netconnect's website has been targeted by Brazilian hackers and the website's inside pages replaced by the following message:

Hackeado por HighTech Brazil HackTeam
No\One - CrazyDuck - Otrasher - L34NDR0

While the regular content loads just fine you type in, visiting any of the inside pages or typing displays the above message as of writing this report.

The hackers also targeted the website of South Africa's TopTV. Reason or motivation behind the hacking isn't clear yet. The attack was first spotted by the team at The Hacker News.

HighTech Brazil HackTeam had earlier targeted the websites of Interpol Indonesia and People's Association of Singapore.

This is not the first time that Reliance is under attack. Last year, Reliance Communications customers were unable to access Facebook, Twitter and other sites for several hours after hacker group Anonymous reportedly hacked into its servers.

Anonymous hacked into Reliance's servers in such a way that users trying to access Facebook, Twitter, Google, Gmail and Yahoo were greeted by a message criticising the Indian government and ISPs for cracking down on Internet freedom.

On the face of it, the latest attack is limited to Reliance Netconnect's website, and customers services are not impacted. We'll update this story with a statement from Reliance, should we receive one.

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