Turkish Hackers Target Istanbul Police Association Website

March 13, 2015


On March 11, 2015, the Turkish hacker group RedHack successfully hacked and defaced the website for the Istanbul Police Association. The cyber-attack took place on the one year anniversary of the death of Berkin Elvan, a Turkish teenager who died March 11, 2014, after spending months in a coma due to injuries sustained from a tear gas canister during Istanbul’s Gezi protests.

The defaced page featured the above image, which read in part: “Berkin Elvan is immortal! The killers continue to grow more afraid. Because they are afraid; Killer AKP and their lackeys are afraid of the revolution….”

Source: Hackread.com, March 12, 2015.