From "Cash Gordon" to "Crash Gordon"! Hackers redirect Tory campaign site to pornography

Following Scrapbook’s exposé this morning, the Conservatives’ flagship Cash Gordon campaign has been taken down after hackers targeted the site with a rudimentary code injection attack. The twitter stream on cash-gordon.com allowed mischievous tweeters to redirect visitors anywhere they wanted:

Users were lucky to escape with a rick-rolling (above) as those less fortunate were redirected to pornography.

After berating Scrapbook for several hours, CCHQ staffers Sam Coates and Craig Elder have gone strangely quiet.

Want some ketchup with your humble pie?

One Comment

  1. Andy says:

    Brilliant, the modern tories dont even understand the internet and how powerful it has become.

  2. pensbury says:

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