WHMCS Forum Get Hacked & Defaced By 1337 (Pakistani Hacker)

WHMCS Forum Get Hacked & Defaced By 1337 (Pakistani Hacker)

WHMCS, the popular client management billing platform used by a number of web hosting providers faced the wrath of hackers on Monday. After facing website downtime, WHMCS Developer Matt confirmed the breach via the company’s forums late last night. A Pakistani hacker code named "1337" managed to get access on the server and defaced the index page of WHMCS forum. As expected the hacker has also created a deface mirror on Zone-H. But the authority completely deny that they have security hole on the server. WHMCS laid the blame on what it referred to as a “social engineering attack.” WHMCS has handed over the investigation to the FBI.
It has also been reported that the official site of WHMCS had been  facing denial of service attack since last few days. Operation was carried out by hacking group UGNazi and succeeded in leaking data pertaining to 500 thousand user accounts. Another report from stated that the data totaled 1.7 gigabytes. Earlier this Pakistani hacker was responsible for the hack of world's largest warez forum.


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