A group of hackers, claiming to be from Turkey, attacked the United Nations web site and forced the U.N. to take some sections offline for the repair. The hackers, who called themselves kerem 125, Gsy and MOsted defaced pages reserved for statements from U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. Hackers with the same names have attacked many sites, including that of a travel agency, where they identified themselves as “Turkish defacers.” In the U.N. attack, they accused both Israel and the U.S. of killing children, and added the message, “Hey Ysrail and Usa dont kill children and other people Peace for ever No war.” In addition to Ban Ki-Moon’s pages, the self-described cyberprotesters also hacked into other pages on the site. Although pages were removed, those of the Secretary General were later reinstated.
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