Another school suffers website hack

The website OneMK is reporting that a local Milton Keynes school appears to have been the victim of a website hack from a group defending Islam.

Radcliffe School Google

A group of hackers reportedly hijacked The Radcliffe School’s website (based in Milton Keynes) over the weekend (January 2-3) to spread their message that not all Muslims are terrorists.

AnonCoders – a group which also targets websites to protest against alleged crimes against Palestine – has targeted numerous UK and international websites since forming in early 2015.

The website has since been restored to its normal appearance, but a Google search for The Radcliffe School this lunchtime (January 4) reveals the message ‘Hacked By Bl4ck Punisher – anoncoders. Muslim is not a terrorist…’

OneMK has contacted The Radcliffe School and is awaiting a reply.

More at: Hackers reportedly target The Radcliffe School’s website to spread message defending Islam

 

Several schools have experienced website hacks in recent weeks so it might be worth checking and boosting security levels if a school website is something you have responsibility for.

In this case, the website appears to have been quickly restored, but even this morning a Google search is still showing signs of the hack (image above).

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