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Hacker Attacks Westboro Baptist Church Website, Redirects it to Red Cross Donation Page

In the wake of the massive EF5 tornado that killed 24 people in the city of Moore, Oklahoma, the Westboro Baptist Church set up a website bearing the theme, “God Hates Oklahoma”.

The Westboro Baptist Church is a Christian fundamentalist group that has become notorious for picketing the funerals of slain veterans — and other victims of tragedy.

The site, which has since been removed, was set upon by a well-known hacker referring to him/herself as “Jester,” who changed the homepage to display a painting of Jesus Christ giving the middle finger, accompanied by the message, “Westboro Faptist Church — Even Jesus Hates You” — (“faptist combines the word Baptist with ‘fap,’ which is internet slang for ‘masturbate).

Moments after landing on the site, visitors were then redirected to the donation page of the American Red Cross, where they were able to make a contribution to the Oklahoma disaster relief fund.

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24 Comments

  1. Marie Watkins Crocker

    May 25, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    You had to explain “fap?” Really?

  2. Bob Cull

    May 25, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    Who says Hackers are all bad? That is FUNNY! Could not happen to a more deserving bunch of creeps.

  3. danielle

    May 26, 2013 at 12:35 am

    Brilliant!

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  5. Juanita

    May 26, 2013 at 3:28 am

    JESUS HATES NO ONE!!! HE DIED FOR US ALL LEARN LIVE AND LEARN MORONS! WE ARE NOT THE ONE THE JUDGE NOR JURY. DEAL WITH IT!

  6. Michelle Rhoades

    May 26, 2013 at 10:50 am

    Juanita although your point is valid you could have made it without yelling or name-calling. Seriously WWJD?

  7. mikailus

    May 26, 2013 at 11:04 am

    To be fair . . . there ARE a lot of stupid folks out there. Including online.

  8. Bob Cull

    May 26, 2013 at 11:49 am

    That may be, Juanita, but I’m pretty sure he does not hold Fred Phelps and his crew in very high regard.

  9. Leia

    May 26, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Juanita…not very Christian attitude. Jesus would have offered them peace and love, not called them names, moron.

  10. Russell Wright

    May 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Even worse, you had to falsely label WBC as ” fundamentalist”?

  11. Stan Ubeki

    May 26, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    That is a new term to me, but hey I’m a grey haired old world traveler who has only been on the internet since they turned it on. WTF do I know.

  12. Jonathan Charles Gee

    May 26, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    No…I think he died because a Roman nailed him to a piece of wood.
    P.S. To call someone a moron is passing judgment.
    Next time you try and sound intelligent make sure there is a round in the chamber before you pull the trigger.
    P.P.S. If your religion is worth killing for, please start with yourself

  13. Steven

    May 26, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Excellent point Michelle

  14. Hernandez

    May 27, 2013 at 12:03 am

    Isn’t calling people morons a judgment made by you about others? Shame. You’re a great example of christianity. Hypocrite.

  15. Sheri Thompson

    May 27, 2013 at 5:08 am

    WTG Jester! Seems to me that the commentary is missing the point.

  16. haynesceramics

    May 27, 2013 at 5:17 am

    Yeah, and so would Ringo!

  17. Gary Batista

    May 27, 2013 at 3:21 pm

    Stupid? Really? Because someone doesn’t know the definition of slang that’s only used online? Were you stupid also the day before you learned the word, finding normalcy once you understood its use?

    You mental midget, that’s how people learn. Your intolerance and judgment of the learning process puts you right up there with the WBC on the ignorance scale.

  18. mikailus

    May 27, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    @Gary Oh, so the masses are highly intelligent geniuses, right? Then explain current pop culture, you illiterate, intolerant scumbag. And you had to insult little people? Really?!

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  21. Fapster

    September 6, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Jesus said you can’t go to heaven because you called us “morons”.

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  23. Jonathan James Toth

    December 27, 2013 at 1:02 am

    Jesus may well have flipped tables and chased people with a whip. It’s within the realm of possibilities.

  24. jade4142

    January 15, 2014 at 2:50 am

    Funny thread. Thanks for the entertainment..

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