August 28, 2008, 09:54 AM “” WebWereld Netherlands “” A ‘hacktivist’ has hijacked numerous Dutch sites in retaliation for the anti-Islamic short film “Fitna” which was made and released earlier this year by the Dutch right-wing politician Geert Wilders.
Over the last six weeks an activist hacker by the name of ‘nEt^DeViL’ has hacked many Dutch Web sites and posted ideological statements on their home pages. Such an attack is known as a website defacement.
The hacked sites feature an embedded YouTube video dubbed “Anti-Fitna”, which the hacker states is “[a] Response to the Fitna Movie by ‘Geert Wilders’ Cow !” “This hax0ring is to defend ISLAM – The Religion of [ Abraham, Moses, Jesus & Muhammad ( Peace Be Upon Them All ) ] that Insulted by a Cow ! from Netherlands !”
Zone-H.org, a website that tracks website defacement attacks worldwide, has documented thousands of compromised websites over the last months. Zone-H reports that ‘nEt^DeViL’ has hacked 18,157 websites as of Thursday, August 28….