Hackers have succeeded in bulldozing their way into the official website of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) www.inecnigeria.org url. The site is now displaying the name of the hackers: Nigerian Cyber Army.
The hackers have posted their own message on the site. They also posted a cartoon of President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, on a football field.
They wrote: “Its 2015 Elections And We Are Here AGain But This Time In A Different Form, APC Claimed They Hacked Into INEC DATABASE But We Own The DATABASE Long Before Now So No Worries No Fear To All NIGERIANs…GO And
Cast Your Vote And We Assure You That Your Vote Must Count Because We Are The Kings Of The NIgerRian CYber SPACE.
“NOTE: WE GAT ACCESS TO OTHER HIGH RANKING NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT SERVERS,
BUT WE ARE NOT HERE FOR THAT TODAY!. INEC DONT TRY TO RIG BECAUSE WE HAVE BEEN WATCHING YOU DAY AND NIGHT FOR MONTHS NOW BUT DONT BE SCARED WE MEAN NO HARM COS IF YOU ATTEMPT TO RIG YOU WILL PAY!!
“WE ARE THE THE VOICE OF THE YOUTHs!! WE ALSO USE THIS MEDIUM TO ADVICE ALL POLITICAL PARTIES: WHO PRICE GO PAY. WE DO NOT FORGIVE, WE
DO NOT FORGET EXPECT US!”
The Press Secretary to INEC chairman, Mr. Kayode Idowu, confirmed the incidence in a text message, saying: “Hacked will be up soon.”
INEC was said to have retrieved the server later in the day. [myad]