Zimbabwe Finance Ministry Website Hacked

Zimbabwe’s Finance Ministry has been hacked and the default landing page has been replaced with odd stories.

This is a screenshot of what it looked like when hacked.

Finance ministry site hacked. Click on image to see full view

There has been a worrying increase in the number of Zimbabwean sites being hacked. We think it is about time that most hosting platforms and web development joined the 21st century. Sure, before security wasn’t that much of an issue because, well who would want to hack you right? But this is just an embarrassment.

You can go and have a look at the site for yourself in case the hack is still in place by going to  http://www.zimtreasury.org/