Google Malaysia taken offline by Pakistani hackers

Google’s Malaysian site has been hacked by a Pakistani group calling itself “Team Madleets”. The search service was replaced with a splash screen crediting the group before it was taken completely offline. The group hacked into the Malaysia Network Information Centre (MYNIC), an agency under the Malaysian ministry of communications and multimedia, and conducted a DNS redirect attack altering Google’s Malaysian DNS records to redirect visitors to hacker-controlled servers on Thursday.

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