Snapdeal – One of the India’s leading online eCommerce website’s official blog ( blog.snapdeal.com ) defaced by a Pakistani hackers group Pakistan Haxors Crew (PHC).
Notorious hackers have made a post on the blog homepage and titled ‘Hacked by Pakistan Haxors Crew’ which the users to the their deface page. According to the message left on the deface page, it is very clear that notorious hackers have hacked the site just for the revenge.
Anatomy of attack is unkonwn. The Snapdeal’s blog was running on outdated version of WordPress blogging platform. Their may be chances that hacker exploited zero day vulnerability and defaced the website.
Seems there is a Cyber war going on between the two countries. Pakistani hackers have hacked numbers of Indian websites including BJP, Indian police, Sonu Nigam etc. Indian hackers have also hacked and defaced Pakistan People’s party, Lahore College, and others government websites.
However Snapdeal team had immediately removed the deface page and made the blog in under maintenance mode. Check out the mirror of the hack at Zone-h.