Access to Malaysia Google was disrupted, the Search Engine giant said, with some of the users are redirected to a page saying “Google Malaysia Hacked by #Bangladeshi Hacker”.
According to Google Malaysia: “We’re aware that some users are having trouble connecting to google.com.my, or are being directed to a different website,” a Google spokesman said. “We’ve reached out to the organization responsible for managing this domain name and hope to have the issue resolved shortly.”
Google Malaysia’s official Twitter account said the disruption was due to a domain name system, or DNS, redirection. DNS servers act as virtual address books and help direct Internet traffic.
This latest hacking incident is similar to the case of DNS redirection hacking that happened to Google Vietnam in February 2015.