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Two teenagers were arrested early this morning on suspicion of hacking Fine Gael's website in January of this year and allegedly gaining access to contact details of 2,000 site subscribers. Both males were released without charge a short time ago.
The website of Libya's domain registry, nic.ly, has been hacked with a simple message stating "bye bye Qadaffi [sic]". The hack is attributed to an individual known as 'Electr0n' and contains obvious anti-Muammar Gaddafi sentiment.
A News International website has been hacked and an article published claiming that Rupert Murdoch's body has been found in his garden. The website new-times.co.uk, a News International property, shows a replica of The Sun website and an unfounded article titled "Media moguls body discovered".
Sony Music Ireland’s website appears to have been hacked earlier this morning after three unlikely stories were published on the news section of the website. One story claimed that Danny O'Donoghue and Mark Sheehan from The Script committed suicide after their gig at the Aviva Stadium last Saturday, while another claimed scientists have proved that watching the X Factor decreases one’s “Intelligence Quote (sic)”.
It would appear that Google and Sony are not the only organisations to have fallen victim to a recent spate of successful hacking attacks. The New York Times are reporting that The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was recently hit by a large and sophisticated cyberattack, although very few details concerning this are yet known.