Turkish Hackers Take Over Google Pakistan For A Bit

Nov 26, 2012 • 8:23 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Other Google Topics

On Saturday I started seeing threads of complaints in the Google Webmaster Help forums that google.com.pk, Google Pakistan, was taken over by Turkish hackers.

Here is a screen shot of what Google Pakistan looked for a few hours on Saturday:

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This was reportedly a DNS hack, where the hackers took control of the domain name records or server. They also hacked Microsoft and other large profile companies.

You can read more about this at Hackers Media.

So if your Google Pakistan traffic was down a bit on Saturday - this may be why.

Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help.

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Muhammad Osama Hussain

11/26/2012 01:36 pm

it was Saturday morning at 7 when i went to Google.com.pk and it was redirected. After almost an hour Google managed it and redirect stopped working.


11/26/2012 08:09 pm

hahaha penguins walking away... They couldn't put a better picture :)

seo consultants

11/28/2012 11:36 am

They also hacked Microsoft and other large profile companies.

Hex -R00T

11/29/2012 03:28 am

they are script kiddies i know them

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