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Hacker cracks Turkish mosques' sound system

Published on 10 January 2010 - 10:57pm
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In north-eastern Turkey, in the city of Rize, a hacker has succeeded in breaking into a sound system servicing 170 mosques. He then made alterations that replaced the call to prayer with traditional Turkish music.

The mufti of Rize has now taken measures to ensure the system's future safety. He said few of the city's Muslims appreciated the hacker's action. The identity of the hacker remains unknown.

 

 

 

Photo of Rize from Wikimedia Commons

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Discussion

rogger 10 March 2011 - 8:42pm

Apparently everything is possible in hackers world and even a Turkish mosque should have a reliable security system, their security system was cracked just for fun. I suppose that's a lesson learned, I know I learned mine and now I keep enterprise security software on my system.

Nona 11 January 2010 - 4:15pm / Norway

How refreshing for the Muslims to feel powerless. Karma in action.

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