Cyberterrorists Tried To Bring Down The Western World But Got A Local Bus Company Instead
A group of hackers from Tunisia are the latest to have launched a cyberattack against a company. Except instead of a multimillion pound corporation, they hacked a local bus schedule.
It didn't take long for the group to get mocked for targeting the Travelwest website, which hosted a timetable for a Bristol bus company.
As the hackers, who call themselves the Arab Security Team, claim to have previously infiltrated major websites, such as that of Philippines Airlines, it was believed that the group were hoping to cause major disruptions by hacking into a major western travel operator.
In place of the website, people were shown a black page with the name of the group and a link to the Facebook page, which claims the group is based in Tunis.
Users could also hear Arabic text, the shahada, or the declaration of faith in Islam, in the background.
As it turns out, they did not cause major disruptions and instead received some very pressing comments on their Facebook page.
Now, in a shocking attack against the United Kingdom, the same hackers claim to have infiltrated home-style.co.uk and have left an important message: "F*ck your United Kingdom."
Although BuzzFeed News managed to track down the website before it got hacked to learn that the owners have been trying to flog it for some time.
But hey, it's a pretty good effort for "Muslum hackers".