Cyber war against CFU

Cyber war against CFU
Cyber war against CFU 

By Correspondent    
The Zimbabwean
14 July 2010

HARARE -- A new "cyber war" has been declared against Zimbabwe's 
beleaguered white farmers after hackers attacked and disabled the 
Commercial Farmers Union (CFU) website this week.

A hacker, calling himself Shadow D3v1L, swooped on the CFU on Monday, 
shutting down the website which had become a useful communication tool 
between the union and its members.

"The attack took place on Monday after the hackers managed to get 
through the union's computer security system," a CFU official told The 

The attack disabled the website, inserting words such as 
"Sas-Terrorist", "Jerusalem Hacker" and "Crack-Man" on the home page.

The CFU website had become an important tool through which the union 
communicates vital information to its members, the majority of whom are 
fighting President Robert Mugabe's government in court over his 
controversial land reform programme.


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