WTF! Did Somebody Just Hack Google’s Corporate Site?

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WTF! Did Somebody Just Hack Google’s Corporate Site?

Before it’s too late, you might want to check out these two Google sites – http://www.google.com/corporate/execs.html and http://www.google.com/corporate/. Noticed anything different from what is being displayed on your browser? Of course you did. It’s pretty obvious that these two webpages while has nothing to do with the Google Chinese site which was recently shut dow. And yet, how come the text in Chinese?

What? Are you going to tell me that somebody hacked into the all mighty Google system and is now redirecting visitors to the Google Chinese site? Google’s Corporate website previously provides information about Google’s business.  Now it was not only transcribed into Chinese characters but it seem that users are being redirected to the new non-censored Chinese version of Google.

Luckily, the Guardian UK noted that the redirection occurs only in some areas. This could be later on reproduced after the cookies were deleted and when private browsing mode is activated.

Responding to the Guardian UK’s inquiry, a Google spokesperson admitted that they are investigating the issue and hopes every thing will be wiped out in due time.

Arnold Zafra
Arnold Zafra writes daily on the announcements by Google, Ask.com, Yahoo & MSN along with how these announcements effect web publishers. He is currently building... Read Full Bio
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