Hackers infiltrated the websites of dozens of House members overnight, replacing their usual pages with attacks on President Barack Obama.
According to a spokesman for the cybersecurity office for the House, 49 sites were affected, and all are served by a third-party vendor outside the “firewall” provided by the Capitol’s own services.
On each of the hacked sites, the usual material was replaced by a white screen and the words: “F— OBAMA!! Red Eye CREW !!!!! O RESTO E HACKER !!! by HADES; m4V3RiCk; T4ph0d4 — FROM BRASIL.”
The website for Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee was hit, as were the home pages of Reps. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), David Roe (R-Tenn.), Charlie Wilson (D-Ohio), John Tierney (D-Mass.), Charles Gonzales (D-Texas), Brian Baird (D-Wash.), John Barrow (D-Ga.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), John Boccieri (D-Ohio), John Olver (D-Mass.), Bobby Bright (D-Ohio), Mike Coffman (R-Colo.), Travis Childers (D-Miss.), Andre Carson (D-Ind.), John Campbell (R-Calif.), Suzanne Kosmas (D-Fla.), Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and other members.
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