Hackers incensed by the Philippines' controversial cybercrime law have attacked government sites that deliver emergency information during natural disasters. The website of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was hacked on Saturday, despite calls from Malacañang for a ceasefire.
Home page message, "Sorry Admin, Hacked!" and a symbol of a crescent moon and a star, both found on Flag of Turkey (take a look on the red Text). But the site, www.denr.gov.ph, was restored after a minutes. Last Monday, Anonymous Hackers defaced 11 government websites.
President Benigno Aquino's spokeswoman Abigail Valte appealed for a stop to the attacks, on the websites and social media accounts of the weather service, the earthquake and tsunami monitoring service and the social welfare agency.
Hackers announce their next target on their twitter accounts that they've been eyeing "Senator Vicente C. Sotto III" website's.