Malaysia arrests 11 suspects for defacing government sites

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

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.

Read more on ZDNet. The defacements were intended to call attention to the sites’ weak security. In contrast, hacktivists in Myanmar also attacked their government’s web sites, but to protest the military coup.

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