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The official website of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, www.mahindarajapaksa.lk reported to have been hacked yesterday (June 2), Information Technology Society of Sri Lanka (ITSSL) President Rajiv Yasiru Kuruwitage said.

He said the website domain (.lk) was hacked into and redirected to a website called decentralized digital currency Bitcoin (₿).

When visiting the Premier's official site, it was directed to content related to Bitcoin and again grant access to another web page.

Mr Kuruwitage said they had identified that the cyber attackers had to have an automatic downloading path to the web contents to computers or mobile phones.

However, he claimed that the www.mahindarajapaksa.lk website is now restored.

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  • Fedrick Fernando Thursday, 03 June 2021 11:26 AM

    This is dangerous than the Easter Sunday Attacks.

    Truth matter Thursday, 03 June 2021 11:31 AM

    We have imported everything from China . Why not cyber security as well .

    Hondha Hitha Thursday, 03 June 2021 11:32 AM

    Thawa mona kathada

    being human Thursday, 03 June 2021 11:56 AM

    Nothing wrong in PM''s website being hacked. Bt, none of us r worried about our country Lanka

    Dr. K.M.T. Ratnayake Thursday, 03 June 2021 03:51 PM

    Who cares, it is not important now.

    Sam Silva Thursday, 03 June 2021 05:30 PM

    Namal will take care.

    J.white Thursday, 03 June 2021 09:09 PM

    Namal was appointed to fix it


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