American Express’ page seems to be defaced – I’m just sayin’
April 1, 2013
By Roger Thompson

Tonight, one of our friends, Dmitry Bestuzhev, tweeted here, that American Express appeared to be hacked.

This address, hxxp://, should look something like this (according to yahoo's cache) …

but, instead, it looks like this …

Now, I’m not always the sharpest arrow in the quiver, but I’m fairly sure that page should be in English, and not Russian. Just sayin’

Google Translate says that it says we should blame BumazhnyeSpetsialisty.

I doubt that it is so, but that’s what it says.

The source code for the page also shows a few other Russian phrases, none of which translate G-rated, so I’ll keep them to myself.

As far as I can see, the page is not exploitive; no other pages seem to have been nuked, so it may be that the miscreants have just managed to deface that single page. So far, none of the Pastebins are currently showing any signs of an Amex Doxing, so probably and hopefully, no data has leaked.

Hopefully, it’s no big deal, except that a page is defaced. The next few days will tell.


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