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Update: Housing.com website hacked following Rahul Yadav’s sacking

Update: Rahul Yadav took to Facebook and said that he is not involved with the hacking of the website and the post suggests that it might be an inside job. Earlier: Real estate portal Housing.com's website was hacked in what appears to be retaliation to former CEO Rahul Yadav's sacking last week. The website was back up intermittently. Users were greeted with the following message. A view of the screen shot: The website has a message that Housing would be able to solve real estate but 10 times better with "The Chief Architect". MediaNama has reached out to both Housing and Rahul Yadav for a comment and we will update once we hear from them. Following a series of controversial incidents which brought the company under bad light, last week,  Housing.com‘s board fired the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer Rahul Yadav and a release said that he will no longer be an employee or be associated with the company. “The Housing Board, unanimously agreed to bring Yadav’s tenure to a close,  with reference to his behavior towards investors, ecosystem and the media.   The Board believed that his behavior is not befitting of a CEO and is detrimental to  the company, known for its innovative approach to product development, market expansion and brand building,” Housing said in a statement. Yadav wrote a ‘scornful’ resignation letter on the 30th of April to board members and investors, criticising their intellectual capabilities and giving them a one week deadline to ‘help the transition’. The investors responded…

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