The website of the Independent National Electoral Commission has been hacked. The website is hacked by a group that parade itself as Nigerian Cyber Army. The hacking was confirmed by INEC on its Twitter handle, @inecnigeria
“We are aware of the recent hack of our @inecnigeria website, we are currently investigating this incident
Information on the INEC website: http://www.inecnigeria.org now reads:
[!] StruCkED by Nigerian Cyber Army[!]
Sorry xD Your Site has been STAMPED by TeaM Nigerian Cyber Army
FEEL SOME SHAME ADMIN!!
Security is just an illusion
Remember US 😀 GREETINGS OF PEACE TO CITIZEN OF NIGERIA FROM TEAM NCA
NIGERIANS No Body Can Give You Freedom No Body Can Give You Equality Or Justice If You Are A Man/Woman YOU TAKE IT Its 2015 Elections And We Are Here AGain But This Time In A Different Form, APC Claimed They Hacked Into INEC DATABASE But We Own The DATABASE Long Before Now So No Worries No Fear To All NIGERIANs…GO And Cast Your Vote And We Assure You That Your Vote Must Count Because We Are The Kings Of The NIgerRian CYber SPACE. NOTE: WE GAT ACCESS TO OTHER HIGH RANKING NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT SERVERS, BUT WE ARE NOT HERE FOR THAT TODAY!. INEC DONT TRY TO RIG BECAUSE WE HAVE BEEN WATCHING YOU DAY AND NIGHT FOR MONTHS NOW BUT DONT BE SCARED WE MEAN NO HARM COS IF YOU ATTEMPT TO RIG YOU WILL PAY!! WE ARE THE THE VOICE OF THE YOUTHs!! WE ALSO USE THIS MEDIUM TO ADVICE ALL POLITICAL PARTIES: WHO PRICE GO PAY. WE DO NOT FORGIVE WE DO NOT FORGET EXPECT US!
The Presidential Spokesman, Reuben Abati had said that the card reader is unable to capture President Goodluck’s Permanent Voters Card in Bayelsa whereas General Buhari’s Voter’s Card had no hitches at the polling station. There are speculations that the opposition could have something to do with the the technical and security breaches.
This is surely Nigeria’s most controversial election.