The largest Chinese search engine Baidu.com hacked by Iranian hackers

    Baidu (百度), the largest Internet portal and search engine in China, was “defaced” on Tuesday morning and is currently not available on most of the site’s services.

    The largest Chinese search engine Baidu.com hacked by Iranian hackers

    Hackers from the Iranian Cyber ​​Army changed the DNS records and redirected traffic to another site.

    According to a source from the Baidu company, the consequences of the hack were almost eliminated and the site will return online in half an hour. But baidu.com is still not available at the moment (12:00 Beijing time).

    Baidu.com is a leader among Chinese search engines (over 77% of the market). By the number of processed requests, the Baidu search site is in third place in the world (3 billion 428 million; with a 5.2% share in the global search). With the launch of the Japanese version, he confidently overtook Microsoft.

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