Dec 11 2008

Chinese hackers targeting French Embassy websites around the world

Chinese hackers are targeting French Embassy websites all around the world to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit with the Dalai Lama.

According to, featured in CNN documentary on Chinese hackers, the following French Embassy websites were successfully defaced:

法驻中国大使馆:最新消息,已经恢复正常) (Repaired)

Visiting all of the above websites shows that either they were not defaced or have been repaired since the attack. points out that the following websites have not been hit, suggesting they are future targets:

法驻冰岛大使馆:’s gives this screenshot of the reported hacked website(s) (Deleted):

UPDATE: Better screenshots of the defaced French Embassy websites from


(Sorry guys, just updated to WordPress 2.7 and having a few problems.  Can’t seem to get the screenshot to enlarge when you click on it.  The three defaced websites are the US, UK and Canada.)

UPDATE: Once again, Eastwood has set me straight. Linked the image through the Chinese hacker website and now you should be able to pull up the graphic.

3 responses so far

3 Responses to “Chinese hackers targeting French Embassy websites around the world”

  1. Eastwoodon 11 Dec 2008 at 6:31 pm

    Ahh… music to my ears.

    Have you tried linking the thumbnails to the images? How are you liking the 2.7 interface?

  2. Heikeon 11 Dec 2008 at 7:41 pm


    Thanks, worked like a charm! You be the man.

    Really like the new interface, much cleaner.

    How about you?

  3. Eastwoodon 12 Dec 2008 at 6:35 pm

    Yeah I think it’s great. I especially like its name, “Coltrane”!