Barack Obama site got hacked! How and what done and what was actually fishy all questions have been explained in the video.
“This is serious because it means Senator Clinton could also unethically poach donors from the Obama campaign via online website redirects like this,” he wrote. “Terrible and unethical.”
By putting certain characters in the blog’s name when creating it on Obama’s site, the characters become part of the URL. Put the right characters in it, and if they aren’t sanitized by the application creating the blog, a cross-site condition would come into being.
It was basically someone playing with the cross-site scripting, which was leading to the redirection. Watch the Video Below: