Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Breaking News

BREAKING NEWS

September 12, 2012

Brownsburg Community School's website supposedly hacked by Muslim group

Both All Muslims of the World or IRAQI-TOP groups mentioned on webpage

BROWNSBURG — Law enforcement and the Brownsburg Community School Corporation are actively investigating a Wednesday night website hacking from a group calling themselves All Muslims of the World.

The group posted Arabic writing on the school’s home page that read, “I sacrificed my mother, father, and myself for Allah. This breakthrough in response to the film and graphics depicting the master of the world may Allah bless him and grant him peace.”

On Tuesday, protesters attacked the American Consulate in Libya, killing four Americans, in response to the anti-Islam movie referenced in the message on the BCSC site. The film is believed to have originated in California.

Another message on the BCSC website read in red letters, “Coming, soon you will hear voices of our swords.”

Along with the red letter message on the hacked page was an image of a girl with the Iraqi flag coloring her face and a message below in English reading, “hacked by IRAQI-TOP.”

It was not readily distinguishable as to who actually performed the hack, All Muslims of the World, IRAQI-TOP, or simply a prankster.

BCSC communications coordinator Donna Petraits said the message was online for about 30 minutes before school officials were notified and shut the site down.

Wednesday night, school administrators issued the following statement:

“Brownsburg Community School Corporation believes its website was hacked earlier this evening. District personnel and police are aggressively investigating how this happened and who is responsible. The site in its hacked state appears to have only been visible for approximately half an hour before staff was alerted and the site taken down. BCSC apologizes for any offensive language or information on the site and for the inconvenience of its unavailability.

“The website will be up as soon as we are assured it is safe. More information will be available as the investigation continues.”

Text Only
BREAKING NEWS
  • news singleton, joseph.jpg Former teacher convicted of child molestation

    Joseph Singleton was found guilty of two counts of child molestation stemming from allegations made nearly a year ago.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Detectives investigating a body found on West 34th Street

    At 12:28 a.m. on April 23, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of West 34th Street on a report of shots fired.

    April 23, 2014

  • news parrish mug.jpg Kidnapper, rapist sentenced to 100 years

    DANVILLE — Michael Parrish of Indianapolis was sentenced to 100 years in prison for a Feb. 6 incident in which he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two women who had been shopping in Avon.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Avon appoints new police chief


    On Monday, Avon Town Council President Marcus Turner appointed Sean Stoops to the position of police chief, which was formerly held by Jack Miller.

    April 9, 2014

  • HCCF announces major bequest to McCloud Park |The Hendricks County Community Foundation announced today it has received a major bequest from the Mildred M. Harlos Trust to benefit the Hendricks County Parks Board for the support of McCloud Park. The donation will settle into the Glen L. and Mil

    March 12, 2014

  • REMINDER |Before going to bed Saturday night, remember to change your clocks. Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday. Clocks are turned forward by one hour, meaning you are going to lose an hour of sleep. Safety officials say this is a great time to chan

    March 7, 2014

  • Infant killed in hit and run |INDIANAPOLIS – A 7-month-old child was killed Tuesday night when his family’s vehicle was struck by another vehicle on the west side of Indianapolis. Shortly before 11 p.m., officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were d

    March 5, 2014

  • news wed morning.jpg Travel restrictions ease up in Hendricks County

    January 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • SNOW.JPG Riding the storm out

    Weather forecasters have predicted all week that central Indiana would be hit with severe weather and this time they got it right.

    January 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • HCF 1-4 news weather pic 1 New year kicks off with snowy start The start of 2014 brought with it a winter weather advisory for this area that started late Wednesday night and continues throughout the weekend. The winter storm, dubbed “Hercules,” pushed through the Midwest into the northeast states, bringing with

    January 2, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
Email News Sign Up
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

New poll question: Will you be attending this year’s Indianapolis 500?

Yes
No
Undecded
     View Results
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read