MillionDollarHomepage hijacked by Russian hackers!

18Jan06

The FBI is investigating the hijacking of milliondollar-homepage.com – the website that earned $1m (£566,000) for its British creator Alex Tew by hosting micro-advertisements – by hackers who demanded a ransom to restore the site.
The Financial Times reports that he got an email in which an anonymous person requested 50,000$. As Aley Tew did not accept his site was DDoS’d and went down.

The email showed this:

“Hello u website is under us atack to stop the DDoS send us 50000$.”

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One Response to “MillionDollarHomepage hijacked by Russian hackers!”

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