Philippines government sites faces cyber attack from Chinese hackers

Philippines under cyber attack: The official website of the Department of Budget and Management(DBM),sites of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Philippine National Police and Department of Foreign Affairs became the latest victim of a cyber attack by Chinese hackers.

The Department of Budget and Management(DBM) site was defaced Wednesday afternoon and quickly taken down by administrators, according to Budget Secretary Florencio Abad.


"Our initial findings indicate that all important data in the website remain intact. We are at present conducting a security audit on the site, which will remain offline until the audit has been completed and the necessary repairs are made. In addition, we have yet to establish the true identities of the parties or individuals responsible for the attack." the statement reads.

The hackers placed a Chinese flag on the defacement along with a caption announcing it was “Hacked! Owned by Chinese Hackers?!”

"How come a small bitch border country are overconfident? And Challenged to Our Chinese Super Hacker?” A warning was also displayed: “Don’t Trouble Chinese, Don’t Play with Fire." The defacement message reads.

Meanwhile , the The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process and the Department of Foreign Affairs faced distributed denial-of-service attacks. The site of the Philippine National Police displayed an index of the site's contents instead of the normal content.



The official from the Philippines government told local hackers to stop the cyber attack on Chinese sites because it could lead to other more serious conflicts that would not benefit the country. It seems like no one told Chinese hackers to stop , so their continuing their attack.

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