‘Jester’ hacks Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs site, leaves annoying message

‘Jester’ hacks Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs site, leaves annoying message

[Ed. – It needed only this.]

The hacker known as the Jester left a message on a Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website Friday. From CNN Money:

“Comrades! We interrupt regular scheduled Russian Foreign Affairs Website programming to bring you the following important message,” he wrote. “Knock it off. You may be able to push around nations around you, but this is America. Nobody is impressed.”

MID.ru is the official website of the Russian agency that is in charge of maintaining that country’s international diplomacy — equivalent to the U.S. Department of State.

His hacking of the website included this gag: Visitors are subjected to the ear-piercing sound of an American civil alert message — that shrieking dial tone that accompanies emergency weather broadcasts.

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Not much is known about the Jester’s identity.

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