January 27, 2014

BCCI website hacked and Defaced by Bangladeshi Hackers

BCCI website hacked and Defaced by Bangladeshi Hackers

Bangladeshi Hackers defaced BCCI website after Board approves ICC takeover proposal

The latest target of hacker: The world's richest cricket Board, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Late night on 26th January (Republic Day of India), the official website of BCCI .i.e "BCCI.TV" has been defaced by Bangladeshi hacker who goes by the name Ashik Iqbal Chy.

On 'about US' page there was a message “Don’T MesS UP WitH TiGeRs!” along with the image of the Bangladesh national cricket team running with the Bangladeshi Flag.

The ‘Attack’ on BCCI’s website seems to be response to the latest draft proposal, which aims to shift the control of global cricket from the hands of International Cricket Council (ICC) into the hands of top three cricket boards BCCI, Cricket Australia (CA), England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB); therefore the fate of cricket in smaller countries like Bangladesh, New Zealand and others is set to be left in the hands of these three cricket boards, which seems not to be digested by them.

Recently, there also have been protests in Bangladesh against this proposal and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has itself took a stand on the issue and is strictly against this new proposal.

The proposal will be placed in front of the ICC executive board on January 28th and 29th, and will need approval of seven out of 10 full members to become a reality.

Well, this will be seen later that the draft proposal will become a reality or not, but for now BCCI may have to face more cyber attacks from other small countries.