Lenovo’s web site hacked, apparently by Lizard Squad

Lenovo's website hacked, apparently by Lizard Squad

Lenovo’s no good, very dangerous week of safety could also be getting worse — Lenovo.com seems to have been hacked, probably in response to the Superfish scandal. This afternoon some guests making an attempt to entry the location as an alternative get a slideshow of webcam pics of youngsters sitting at their pc, together with a hyperlink to a Twitter account claiming to symbolize the hacker group Lizard Squad — all set to the sounds of “Breaking Free” from Excessive Faculty Musical. The HTML code says this “new and improved rebranded” website is that includes Ryan King and Rory Andrew Godfrey — two people who some web posters have recognized as members of Lizard Squad.

[Thanks, Mark]

Not everyone seems to be seeing the alternative web page although — for our employees it solely seems over sure connections, however not others — so it could possibly be a DNS redirect that hasn’t hit in all places. Safety researcher Jonathan Zdziarski factors out that the DNS entry is now redirecting to a Cloudflare server, which explains what is going on on, though it does not repair it for anybody nonetheless making an attempt to succeed in the location. We have contacted Lenovo concerning the state of affairs, however haven’t acquired a response but.

Lenovo's website hacked, apparently by Lizard Squad

We’re breaking free! Soarin’, flyin’, there’s not a star in heaven that we will not attain!

– Lizard Squad (@LizardCircle) February 25, 2015

There’s your drawback, @lenovo. pic.twitter.com/H4uIstGnoe

– Jonathan Zdziarski (@JZdziarski) February 25, 2015

[Image credit: Shutterstock]

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