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Telenor Pakistan Gets Hacked



Telenor Pakistan thumb Telenor Pakistan Gets Hacked

Official website of Telenor Pakistan is reportedly hacked and defaced by a Xpired, a member of hackers’ group called “Cyberhax0rs”.

“You are owned by Xpired”, a pop up message appears on a page that has been inserted into the webserver of Telenor Pakistan. There is no other message displayed on the page, except for a security warning, which says: “Where is Security?”

You can access this page by clicking this link: http://www.telenor.com.pk/cache/x.html

We assume that this page is going to get deleted shortly. [Yes, its removed now]

Xpired said that he hasn’t damaged any files or databases on Telenor’s server, instead he just wanted to warn Telenor Pakistan about the security flaws in their website. Moreover, he said that homepage or any other pages of website weren’t defaced or infected on purpose.

It maybe recalled that Cyberhax0rs – the same hackers’ group — had defaced PTCL’s official website, just recently, in similar manner.

In a related news, Telenor Pakistan is long struggling to bring back its Weblounge, an online facility for prepaid and postpaid customers to check their call activity, changing profile and other similar functions for their Telenor numbers. When we last checked, about two  month ago, Teleor had said that the portal is down for maintenance and will be back soon.

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  • Guest

    @Xpired

    I’ll be Happy if you do same with Google, YouTube or Facebook.

  • Guest

    @Xpired
    I’ll will be Happy if you do this with Google, YouTube or Facebook.

    • http://fr33license.blogspot.com/ Muhammad Ahmad

      I’lll tooooooo.

  • http://www.facebook.com/YouthExpo2012 ZunNurain Khalid

    Oh shoot!

    Now here we are talking about the Web Security Infrastructure of our big organizations like PTCL and Telenor who intend to have very good reputation in terms of following procedures and standards (or at least Telenor). Still it’s a fact that there is a lack of awareness probably about Organizational IT Infrastructure Security to Web security. Name any organization for that matter…

    I see it as lack of awareness rather than lack of knowledge.

  • anonymous

    I have started to like these hackers, I assume they will be the one in making Better Pakistan :) … correcting the companies to improve there strategies without any damage to there pages…nice…

  • DIR IS

    My response to Xpired ‘Security Left Telenor Pakistan July 2011…

    • FN

      :)

    • http://twitter.com/HasanReports Hasan Askari

      What do you mean?

  • http://www.gadgetsviews.com/ Waheed Mahmood

    Nice thanks For Sharing the great info…

  • sulaiman

    wow! what a hacker! :P

  • HUMSHEHRI

    Web Lounge has been down since October, whereas, the answer you get always is “under maintenance and will be up soon or shortly”. Where is consumer rights????

    At least google etc. is offering/providing a free of cost service round the clock and which is extravagantly used. Wanting to get even or with vengeance is another story! Where is the service which T’nor subscribers are paying for??

    • Shahid Saleem

      Strange that you say that. Google is famous for providing next to no customer service at all, even for their paid products. Search online (on google ha ha) and you will find lots of horror stories.

  • http://freeearncorner.blogspot.com/ Hafeez Shah

    very informative,I really like it.

  • nafees ahmed arain

    telenor go home you are drunk :P :P