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Moreno Valley's Web Site Hacked

Moreno Valley was staunchly anti-war for at least a few hours Sunday, after computer hackers hijacked the city’s Web site and replaced it with an anti-war message that made a monkey of President Bush. “Don’t attack Iraq,” the mocking message read over side-by-side mug shots of a chimpanzee and the commander-in-chief. “We need oil.” For the record, Moreno Valley has no plans to join the 160-plus cities nationwide that have taken an anti-war stance. In fact, city leaders are still wondering how the site was taken over and who’s behind it. Richard Shimko, whose consulting firm maintains the city site, said the offending images were removed 15 minutes after the city contacted him Sunday evening. As many as 500 commercial, personal and governmental Web sites that are on the Georgia-based commercial server could have been affected, he said. So far, investigations have traced the hackers to a server in Russia, but the hacking could have been done from anywhere, he said. Full Story

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