3 businesses have websites allegedly hacked by Islamic State

3 businesses have websites allegedly hacked by Islamic State


BUSINESSES. ANCHOR ONE: GOOD EVENING EVERYONE. I’M CURTIS FULLER. A THIRD BUSINESS AEDGE IEDLY ATTACKED BY ISLAMIC STATE. THE FBIING NOW TRYING TO TRACK DOWN THE ATTACKERS. WLWT NEWS FIVE HAS THE LATEST DETAILS. REPORTER: WEBSITES FROM MOERLEIN AND ELDORA SPEEDWAY WERE HACKED BY SOMEONE CLAIMING TO BE THE ISLAMIC STATE. THIS SHOWED UP WHAT VISITORS TRY TO GO TO WEBSITES BELONGING TO MONTGOMERY INN MOERLEIN LAGER HOUSE AND ELDORA. THEY SAID THE SITE HAD BEEN HACKED BY THE ISLAMIC STATE. THE TEXT ON THE BANNER ALSO READ, WE ARE EVERYWHERE. NOT LONG AFTER THE SITES WERE SHUT DOWN. IF IT HAD HAPPENED ON A RACE DAY IT WOULD HAVE BEEN INCONVENIENT. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAID THE SITE HAD A MESSAGE READING HACKED BY THE ISLAMIC SITE ALONG WITH FOREIGN MUSIC. ALL OF A SUDDEN OUR WEBSITE WAS TAKEN OVER BY A HACKER THAT TOOK OVER A HEADER STATING THAT THE WEBSITE WAS NOW UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE ISLAMIC STATE. DEPUTIES SAY IT APPEARED TO BE A VIRUS LIKE A PLUG-IN FILE. THEY DON’T BELIEVE THE ELDORA SPEEDWAY WAS A TARGET. MOERLEIN MONTGOMERY INN USED OUTSIDE COMPANIES TO HOST THEIR WEBSITES WE REMOVED THE PLUG IN ON OUR WEBSITE THAT WAS THOUGHT TO BE THE SORT OF THE SECURITY HOLD THAT EXISTED. THE FBI SENT US THIS STATEMENT SAID THE AGENCY AWARE OF THESE INCIDENCE AND CONTACTING THE IMPACTED SORT OF THE SECURITY HOLD THAT EXISTED. PARTIES. AT LAST CHECK THE WEBSITE HAD NOT BEEN BACK UP YET AND WEBSITES ARE BACK UP. REPORTING LIVE WLWT NEWS FIVE. ANCHOR ONE: THANKS A LOT, TAMMY. WE ARE TOLD CINCINNATI POLICE

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