Website of Brazil’s Anvisa suffers hacker attack, displays Argentinean flag

The invaders placed an Argentine flag, suggesting a possible connection with the controversial World Cup soccer match against Brazil last weekend that was suspended by Anvisa agents for violations of Brazil's quarantine regulations.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's National Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) website received a hacker attack on Wednesday (8) that temporarily took offline the Traveler's Health Declaration form (DSV) required for entry into Brazil. The service has been restored, the agency said.

"We clarify that the attack was of the defacement type (modification of webpage aesthetics), and therefore there was no change in data and no impact on other Anvisa systems," the agency said in a statement.

The invaders placed an Argentine flag on the DSV form page, which suggests a Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?