Lizard Squad hits Malaysia Airlines website

The website of Malaysia Airlines was commandeered for several hours by hackers who referenced the Islamic State jihadists and threatened to expose data taken from the carrier’s servers.

The attack, whose motivation remained unclear, was claimed by the “Lizard Squad”, a group that has taken credit previously for denial-of-service attacks around the world.

It is not clear why the troubled airline was targeted, but the Lizard Squad said on its Twitter feed that it was: “Going to dump some loot found on servers soon.”

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