Ars Technica struggled with defacement




Technology site Ars Technica suffered Monday night and Tuesday morning briefly with a defacement. The frontpage went black and showed the Twitter accounts of the alleged perpetrators of the graffiti.

The front page of Ars Technica was just before midnight Dutch time from a black screen with the text Ars Security. Among them were the Twitter accounts nidohax and metapawd mentioned, with caption cue the music. ” In the background music sounded probably Dual Core .

The administrators of Ars Technica managed to make the graffiti quickly remedied and there is no evidence that it was a hack. It is unclear how to work were the culprits behind the defacement. It seemed at least not to the Syrian Electronic Army. This group held in the past regular house with defacements, DNS attacks and hacks.

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