[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-97: Man who liveblogged Bin Laden raid was hacked

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WHID 2011-97: Man who liveblogged Bin Laden raid was hacked

Entry Title: WHID 2011-97: Man who liveblogged Bin Laden raid was hacked
WHID ID: 2011-97
Date Occurred: May 2, 2011
Attack Method: Unknown
Application Weakness: Improper Output Handling
Outcome: Planting of Malware
Attacked Entity Field: Blogs
Attacked Entity Geography: Pakistan
Incident Description: The Pakistani programmer who dubbed himself "the guy
who liveblogged the Osama raid without knowing about it" is also the guy who
got his website hacked without knowing about it.
Mass Attack: No
Reference: 
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9216341/Man_who_liveblogged_Bin_Laden
_raid_was_hacked
Attack Source Geography:
Attacked System Technology: WordPress


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