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Hackers defaced Linux.org with DNS hijack

Linux.org-community-defacement
The Linux.org website was defaced last week via DNS hijack,attackers breached into associated registrar account and changed the DNS settings.

Attackers changed thedefacementpage a few times, they protested against thenew Linux kernel developercode of conductin a regrettable way with
racial slurs and the image of an individual showing the anus.

The defacement page also includes links and a Twitter account (@kitlol5) believed to be under the control of the attacker.

The person who was operating the Twitter account posted a screenshot showing that they had access to the Network Solutions account of Michelle McLagan, who evidently owns linux.org, and modified the DNS settings.

“This evening someone got into my partner’s netsol account and pointed linux.org DNS to their own cloudflare account. The production env (web / db) wasn’t touched. DNS was simply pointing to another box.”
one of the Linux.org admins
wrote on Reddit.

“She’s working with netsol to prove ownership, etc.. and we...(continued)

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