On May 4, in the context of the crisis that Colombia is going through due to the demonstrations, the group of unknown hackers announced that they had interfered with the page of the National Army, left it without access and published a list of e-mails and passwords of its members. . Also, they changed part of their description in the Wikipedia web library:
“Job: Anyone who opposes the dictatorial regime of genocide is slaughtered by Alvaro Uribe Velez.”
In the last hours, hackers attacked again and reported through their Twitter profile that they removed the Senate site and made another amendment to Wikipedia calling Defense Minister Diego Molano a genocide.
Then the group announced it too He left the Presidency page without access and invited users with knowledge of DDoS technology (Distributed Service Denial) to join the business.
It must be made clear that a DDoS attack is known as disrupting the server, service, or infrastructure in two ways: leaving the server unreachable due to saturation of bandwidth, or preventing devices from responding to legitimate traffic due to system exhaustion of resources.
The group’s first hack this Tuesday, when they also attributed disabling the National Army page, had an advantage and that was it With their Twitter Anonymous Colombia account, they shared a list of 168 different Armed Forces personnel accounts with their email addresses and passwords.
Likewise, they asserted that they would “sabotage any trend that is irrelevant or that attempts to divert attention from the systematic violation of human rights that is taking place today in Colombia”. This is regarding the various trends created these days on Twitter, in support of former President Alvaro Uribe; In fact, they said they were the ones who sabotaged some of the growing trends promoted by K-pop fans in Colombia.
The group also published prof A conversation in which the General of the Army, Eduardo Enrique Zapatero, overheard on May 2 in Cali, Confirming that they had received the President’s order to militarize the city and take measures in front of the demonstrators.
According to Noticias Caracol, the authorities reported 780 cyberattacks In recent days, they have come from different parts of the world and this is the reason why the Army has gone out of service. The newsletter also indicated that messages posting credit card numbers for top military commanders have already been blocked by the social network Twitter.
Colombia on May 4 completes its seventh day of protests unleashed by the disagreement with the tax reform, which was withdrawn by the national government last Sunday, May 2. Despite this, Colombian discontent continues in the face of public force violations in recent days, and other demands from various economic and social sectors.
In the past hours, President Ivan Duque announced that he would set a table with representatives from various political, social and economic sectors to reach an agreement.
“I want to announce that we will create a space to listen to citizens and build solutions targeted for these purposes, which should not be mediated by ideological differences but in our deepest patriotism. In this space, it is imperative that all institutions, political parties, the private sector, governors, mayors and civil society leaders be motivated by service. Citizens, “the president said.