198 websites hacked, 90 pct of hackers locals

from Sin Chew Jit Poh
KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 (Bernama) — Of the 198 Malaysian websites hacked
recently, 90 per cent of the hacking was done by locals, the Dewan Rakyat
was told today. Information Communication and Culture Minister Datuk Seri
Dr Rais Yatim said although some …
http://www.mysinchew.com/node/59540

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VP Binay website hacked

from the Philippine Star
By Dennis Carcamo (philstar.com) Updated June 20, 2011 11:21 AM 0 MANILA,
Philippines – The official website of the Office of the Vice President
was hacked early today. A staff of Vice President Jejomar Binay discovered
the intrusion in the …
http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=698105&publicationSubCategoryId=200


Not all hack for the heck of it

from the Malaysia Star
But what is grating the American authorities and security experts most
about the group who carried out the cyber attacks, Lulz Security, an
offshoot of the notorious activist hacker group Anonymous, is that they
used basic hacking “tools” available for …
http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2011/6/19/nation/8931367&sec=nation


Malaysian govt websites hacked

from the Times of India
KUALA LUMPUR: At least 41 Malaysian government websites were hacked and
defaced by a group protesting the authorities’ move to shut down several
free file-sharing websites in the country, officials said. The attacks
started at 11.30 pm Wednesday, …
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/news/internet/Malaysian-govt-websites-hacked/articleshow/8874781.cms


Malaysia Works to Foil Anonymous Hacking Threat

from ABC News
By SEAN YOONG AP Malaysia worked Wednesday to thwart a planned assault on
the government’s official website by international hacker vigilantes who
accuse authorities in this Southeast Asian country of Internet censorship.
A loose-knit activist group …
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=13843124


Seoul launches cyber security plan

from Reuters
By Daniel Magnowski SINGAPORE (Reuters) – South Korea said on Tuesday it
was drawing up a cyber security master plan after a wave of hacking attacks against global agencies and companies but some other Asian governments appeared to have no blueprint …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/14/us-cyberattack-policy-idUSTRE75D1SI20110614


For China activists, hacking attacks a fact of life

from Reuters
Reuters (N) and Citigroup (CN) — have also suffered high-profile hacking attempts. Some have been tentatively traced to China, where security experts suspect authorities both turn a blind eye to hackers and sometimes use them for their own ends. …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/13/rights-china-hacking-idUSLDE75C00X20110613