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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …