Reader reports are flooding in that the RIAA.org has been defaced - again. At time of writing, the site appears to be down, And several readers have been kind enough to include screen grabs, showing that the front page today carried the following message.
RIAA - 0wn3d by.... ;p
oooh riaa want's to hack Filesharing Users / Servers ? - better lern to secure your own server...
Sorry Admin - had to deactivate ur accounts - they'll be reactivated after 2 hours
greetz : Rage_X, BRAiNBUG, SyzL0rd, BSJ, PsychoD + all the others who want to stay anonymous :]
wanna contact ? mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Underneath the greets, there is a list of RIAA 'recommended' file-sharing tools, such as KaZaA and eDonkey. Downloads from these sites are 'sponsored by www.riaa.org'.
The RIAA site has been hacked four times in recent months. Surely, they should have figured out how to put a stop to this by now? ®