Defence HQ Website Hacked- Vanguard

The Defence Headquarters website has been hacked. The site defenceinfo.mil.ng was hacked into in the early hours of Friday.

However, the Defence Headquarters’ said its information blog site has been restored. According to a statement signed by Major General Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information, “The site was defaced at the front end. However, the hackers could not infiltrate the database of the site.

“Preliminary investigation shows that the attack was from the end of the site’s host. One Ima Sadiq who posed as the hacker has been knocked off and normal activities on the channel has resumed.

“Apparently, the blog site was targeted because of its role as a major channel for disseminating information on military and security activities in the nation’s counter-terrorism campaign”, he said.

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