Bieber, Cyrus fan sites hit by hackers

The online riot against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the arrest of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has seen more online properties defaced, with fan sites for pop stars Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus being vandalised by hackers.

The online riot against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the arrest of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has seen more online properties defaced, with fan sites for pop stars Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus being vandalised by hackers.

mileymania.net

Before and after: a Miley Cyrus fan site has been hit by hackers.
(Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

The hack of mileymania.com sees the site that reports news and posts pictures and videos of singer/actress Miley Cyrus replaced with a page boasting the achievements of hacktivist group Anonymous Morocco.

Anonymous Morocco, and specifically the hacker Maroc Cybercriminal, claimed responsibility for the attack.

"F*** you Admin :D I'm the owner now," the hacker's message read on the site.

Cybercriminal and Anonymous Morocco were also responsible for yesterday's attack on another fan site that posts about pop singer Rihanna Fenty.

In an email to ZDNet Australia claiming responsibility for the hack, Cybercriminal included two more hacked sites, including themizsource.com and jan-smitfan.com.

These hacks are all part of the campaign against controversial online piracy Bills and the arrest of the founder of Megaupload, the hacker said yesterday.

A fan site of pop star Justin Bieber has also run into hacking trouble. Last week, a hacker by the name of alsa7r posted what appears to be the user database of justinbieberweb.com to Pastebin, which includes usernames and passwords in plain text.

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