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Vilks website hacked as cyber hate grows




Vilks website hacked as cyber hate grows
Vilks website hacked as cyber hate grows



http://www.thelocal.se/26620/20100513/ 

The Local
13 May 10

The website of artist Lars Vilks was hacked on Wednesday, just a day 
after the 53-year-old was attacked as he gave a lecture at Uppsala 
University.

Instead of gaining access to the artist's controversial drawing of the 
Muslim prophet Muhammad as a dog, which sparked outrage in parts of the 
Islamic world after its publication in Swedish newspapers in 2007, 
visitors to Vilks.net were greeted by a message from a hacker with the 
signature Al Qatari.

An aggressive greeting charging the artist with "still talking about the 
Prophet Muhammad," is followed by a warning that the site will remain a 
target.

"We really never stop hacking your site and I will show you how can I 
hacking your computer."

Lars Vilks was seemingly unperturbed by the cyber attack.

"I'm in touch with my webmaster, so I hope it will be fixed soon. But in 
any case, this is better than starting fights at academic lectures," 
Vilks told news agency TT.

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