EC Council official website hacked (

The official website of International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, popularly known as EC-Council, is hacked. The hacker had inserted an image showing Edward Snowden’s Passport and left following message on the website:

owned by certified unethical software security professional
-Eugene Belford

The name used by the hacker – Eugene Belford – is taken from the movie Hackers (1995) . The picture inserted is:

KDS Fig.1: Defaced image taken from the EC-Council Official website

The above image shows the email message supposedly written by Edward Snowden to cehapp . CEHAPP is meant for international applicants to go for the Application Process Eligibility:

KDS Fig.2: Screenshot of the Google Search of CEHAPP

Now visiting the same website is showing the following message:

Malwarebytes Anti-malware blocked access to a potentially malicious website: outgoing
Port: 52145, Process: avp.exe

KDS Fig. 3: Malwarebytes Anti-malware message popped when tried to open

EC-Council’s website is again hacked and following image is posted now:

KDS Fig. 4: EC Council Website Hacked and Defaced Once Again

Further recommended readings:

Neelabh Rai
Cyber Entrepreneur
Independent Cyber Security Researcher

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