The National domain registrar of Guadeloupe was hacked

The Hacker News published an article on November 10, 2012, about Guadeloupe National Domain registrar hacked, Twitter & Google domain credentials leaked.

The information of many large corporations has been leaked after a server based in Guadeloupe suffered a critical cyber attack by the hands of a hacked who parades him self under the name “UR0B0R0X”.

Key points:

  • A hacker aliased “UR0B0R0X” claimed to hack into the “Network Information Center Guadeloupe” (nic.gp), which is Guadeloupe National Domain registrar having control over domains of many large corporations.
  • The assailant claimed to have hacked the server of nic.gp and leak credentials of 1271 Guadeloupe domains and user’s account information from a server as shown via a paste-bin note and the server’s complete database uploaded on a file-sharing site.

 

 

Reference: thehackernews.com


Contributed by: Contributed by Kyle Sterling from Jamaica. Kyle is a member of our Caribbean Cyber Support Team (CCST) initiative on Discord. CCST is a collaborative group on the Discord platform for Caribbean people interested in IT, from beginners to experts.

If you’re from the Caribbean, learn more and join the group by visiting caribbeancst.org.

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