The hacker who defaced the official Britney Spears website on Friday has apologised for the incident, but not before being slammed by fellow members of the security site he works for.
At the end of last week a hacker variously calling himself Wouter or Grazer defaced britneyspears.com, leaving a link to a message declaring his love for the pop princess and his anger at the site's administrators for ignoring his warnings about security.
But by posting the message on Digit-Labs, the security site he works for, he inadvertently dropped his colleagues in it too. One other member of Digit-Labs, teleh0r, who is responsible for the site's upkeep, expressed his anger at Wouter/Grazer in an email.
"This was in fact a hack commited [sic] by grazer from Digit-Labs," he wrote. "Digit-Labs dislike what he has done, and he is suspended."
The original message left on the Digit-Labs site by Wouter has also been modified by the man himself and is available here.
It reads: "i feel sorry about what happened, i will take a step back from the scene i hope you people understand the guys of digit-labs have nothing to do with it, they are friendly white hats, i screwed up, i'm sorry."
The Britney Spears website has since been fixed and the Digit-Labs crew stressed that it was "nothing which was done by Digit-Labs" as a group, and that the other members "had no knowledge that this would happened [sic]".
Digit-Labs condemned the act as "childish, wrong and illegal".
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