Prime Minister’s official website hacked

June 3, 2021 at 1:09 PM

The official website of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was reportedly hacked by an anonymous group yesterday (02).

According to the Daily Mirror, the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team of Sri Lanka (SLCERT) said the website was hacked.

The website was redirected to another website called decentralized digital currency Bitcoin.

The Premier’s official site, which was directed to content related to Bitcoin, had granted access to another web page, it said.

The SLCERT said that the website has now been restored. (NewsWire)