West Island newspaper website hacked

By February 25, 2015Media, TV Media


CTV Montreal
Published Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:01AM EST
Last Updated Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:13AM EST
A local Montreal newspaper’s website was the target of a cyber-attack Wednesday morning.
The Suburban website was taken over by a person calling himself “Laakel En Person.”
The web page is displaying a message in support of Palestinians, saying that it “has been initiated to destroy the Israeli network.”

The Suburban newspaper’s website was hacked on Wednesday, Feb. 25 with a message in support of Palestinians by an entity calling itself Laakel En Person, and linking to its Facebook page.
There is also a link to the hacker’s Facebook page.
A Google search shows that this group or person has hacked many other websites.
A similar incident happened with the website of Terrasse-Vaudreuil, a small suburb west of Montreal, in January 2015. Its website was taken over by an Islamic extremist group making reference to the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.

  • West Island newspaper website hacked
  • A local Montreal newspaper’s website was the target of a cyber-attack Wednesday morning.
  • The Suburban website was taken over by a person calling himself “Laakel En Person.”
  • The web page is displaying a message in support of Palestinians, saying that it “has been initiated to destroy the Israeli network.”
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I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.   I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.   I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.

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