Yesterday's posting by hacker IceKool concerning the activities of notorious defacement group World of Hell (WoH) has been revealed as a hoax.
The truth seems to be that the group is on the verge of disbanding, and members seem to have realised the error of their ways. WoH has publicly disassociated itself from the comments made by IceKool in yesterday's story.
According to new information, IceKool, who yesterday warned that WoH was on the warpath again, is nothing more than a "scene whore" and an impostor who has been dogging the group for some time.
Legitimate member kr0n emailed vnunet.com this morning to inform us: "If anything WoH is "dieing" [sic] *sigh* because [RaFa] is leaving." RaFa's signing off comments on recent defacements now make more sense.
The signature, "-deface scene- *** Notice -- Client exiting: [RaFa] ([email protected]) [Quit: out]", now indicates something of a more permanent exit from the defacement scene rather than a meaningless goodbye.
As well as hinting that WoH might have come to an end, kr0n also expressed disillusion with the defacement scene that bordered on the depressing.
He said that defacing websites "wasn't the smartest thing I've done, but it was fun while it lasted. I think the majority of defacements are really sickening and don't even deserve pity.
"Groups are coming and going constantly leaving nothing but a few dumb words on a website someone spent several months if not years creating."
Speaking of IceKool, kr0n said: "He doesn't know anything about the group as it stands, as it was and as it will be. I don't think he ever will.
"I know him personally and he barely knows what the word 'hacking' means. None of the old WoH are getting back together."
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