CAF Official Website Hacked and Defaced By Russian Hackers - President Responds

Published 2 years ago by: Daniel Bosai
at 05:52 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)

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The website of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was hacked by a Russian group protesting the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Gabon.

Calling themselves ‘New World Hackers’, the group took down the CAF website over the weekend, claiming it is in protest of Gabon hosting the ongoing Cup of African Nations.



“Gabon is a country of dictatorship,” a member of the group told BBC Sport.

Protests have sprung up in the country hosting the biennal Afcon tourney, with protestors unhappy with the government of Ali Bongo, who won disputed elections last year and has been accused of hanging onto power.

The group told the BBC they hacked the website of Total as well – the oil company are sponsoring this year’s tournament.

‘New World Hackers’ say their hack is in solidarity with the Gabonese protesting the tourney.

“Caf has taken action but we can’t certify 100% it will not happen again,” Junior Binyam, the governing body’s communications director, told BBC Sport.

“Even CIA servers are hacked.”

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tommy70 at 06:10 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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 BIGGEST LIE OF THE YEAR.
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Otikadinje at 06:16 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Hacked or not the game goes on, black belle people.

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nametalkam at 06:48 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: tommy70 on 06:10 PM, 23/01/2017
BIGGEST LIE OF THE YEAR.

It's never a lie, it happened

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chukkychukky at 07:14 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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ok

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gogoman at 07:26 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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MAKE UNA DEY ON BETTER SERVE WEY SECURED LIKE GISTMANIA  Tongue Tongue
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james987 at 07:43 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Them no fit purchase better fire wall?  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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kacylee at 07:52 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: tommy70 on 06:10 PM, 23/01/2017
BIGGEST LIE OF THE YEAR.

 that u are hearing it for the first time doesnt make it a lie

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akinmanchy at 09:33 PM, 23/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Ok na

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BournIdentity at 10:49 AM, 25/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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O k we don hear,,,. so poster wetin come happen next....?


Lyf na phase to face..,,,...,,.......
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Larry28 at 02:26 PM, 20/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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hmmmmmm
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24magic at 05:55 PM, 22/03/2017 (2 years ago)
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High technology
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