Baidu's Domain Name Snatched by Hackers For Four Hours

Jan 12, 2010 - 8:09 am 1 by

Imagine going to and seeing that it has been hacked and taken over by hackers? That is what happened to Chinese searchers, with their favorite search engine, Baidu. @mranti snapped a picture of the Baidu home page, when it was hacked:

Baidu Hacked Image

The news can be found on Techmeme, but in short, it seems like they took over Baidu's domain name for about four hours. Now, when I go to it redirects me to, which is a server operated by Baidu.

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