Attock: Hacker of president’s website held
ATTOCK: A man was arrested in Pindigheb area on Monday for his alleged involvement in hacking websites of prominent personalities, including President Asif Ali Zardari.
Sources said that a team of cyber crimes wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), headed by Inspector M. Zahid, and local police personnel raided a mobile phone shop and arrested its owner Mohammad Shehbaz alias Adil.
The accused, said to be 25 years old, was taken to Rawalpindi for questioning.
According to the FIA team, Mr Shehbaz was wanted in the hacking case and an inquiry proved his involvement.
Police said the FIA team arrested the man after fulfilling the legal formalities.
The FIA alleged that the hacker had broken into the president’s website, presidentofpakistan.com.pk, and inserted ‘objectionable material’.
He pasted the president’s face on the body of a dancing woman.
Some dirty jokes about the president were also inserted. The cyber crimes wing of the FIA secured the website and removed all objectionable material.
The sources said the hacker was traced from his email ID through his PTCL internet connection.