Brazilian Group Hacked Supreme Court Website

Less than an hour after it delivered a verdict in the highly controversial Judge Loya death case, the Supreme Court of India’s official website was reportedly hacked by notorious HighTech Brazil HackTeam, and the site was subsequently taken offline. The website was shown as under maintenance at the time of writing.

 

The HighTech Brazil HackTeam is well-known among the hacking community as looking to rack up a high number of hacks. In the past, it has claimed responsibility for many attacks on government websites around the world.

On Twitter, screengrabs of the Supreme Court’s defaced homepage showed a large ASCII art marijuana leaf, alongside the title hackeado por HighTech Brazil HackTeam’, which translates to ‘hacked by HighTech Brazil HackTeam’.

 

The text graffitti left behind also includes a poem in Portuguese, which translates to:

I love you, beautiful little girl
Best friend I ever had
Smile, my little girl

HighTech is a group of self-proclaimed hacktivists who also took down the Reliance Netconnect domains back in 2013. The group is known for leaving a signature on its works. and hacking websites belonging to government bodies, intelligence agencies, and embassies to name just a few. Their little doubt about their involvement in this attack, given that the name crazyduckcan be found in their past attacks.

Neither the government nor the SC has given an official statement yet.

Credit: Beebom

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Jai Prajapati

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