Malaysia arrests 11 suspects for hacking government sites

Malaysian officials announced on Thursday the arrest of 11 suspects believed to be part of a hacktivist group that defaced government websites during late January.

The group, calling itself Anonymous Malaysia, defaced 17 websites for local governments and universities, according to posts they made on a Facebook page earlier this month.

The defacements were part of a campaign the group called #OpsWakeUp21, during which they wanted to highlight the poor security of government websites by posting warning messages on their front pages.

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Source: ZDNet