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Hundreds of public sector websites hacked in three days

More than 150 local websites were hacked and defaced in a three-day period over the Jan 16-18 weekend, according to the Malaysian Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT). Of these, more than 120 were government and public sector websites, said Solahuddin Shamsuddin, MyCERT manager. MyCERT received information that many public sector websites in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan had also been hacked. The websites — on the .gov, .net, .com, .edu and .org domains — were mostly running the Linux operating system, which is considered far more secure than the popular Microsoft Window operating system. Full Story

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