Establishing Digital Trust: Don't Sacrifice Security for Convenience
The Web site for David Morris, a conservative member of the UK Parliament, was recently taken offline following a defacement by a hacker group calling itself "Freedom for the Mujahideen."
"A spokesman said it had been deleted as hackers had posted an offensive video which 'we wouldn't want people to see,'" BBC News reports. "He added that the online attack had been reported to Lancashire Police."
"The site was replaced with a single webpage dominated by Arabic writing and a video of 'executions,' Morris said," writes Politics.co.uk's Alex Stevenson.
"My website has been hacked, currently working on the situation please e-mail or telephone until further notice," Morris tweeted on December 8th.https://o1.qnsr.com/log/p.gif?;n=203;c=204650394;s=9477;x=7936;f=201801171506010;u=j;z=TIMESTAMP;a=20392931;e=i
"A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: 'We received a report from a complainant relating to a website and an investigation is under way,'" The Visitor reports. "Mr Morris became the MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale in 2010."