16 Jun '11, 5am

Hackers attack Malaysian government websites

KUALA LUMPUR: Hackers have attacked Malaysian government websites, authorities said Thursday, following a threat by the "Anonymous" activist group which accused Malaysia of censoring the Internet. Fifty-one government websites were targeted, causing disruptions to at least 41 of them, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said in a statement. It said the attacks on websites with the .gov.my domain started shortly before midnight Wednesday and lasted several hours, but appeared to have caused little damage. "The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission confirms that there were indeed attempts to hack several websites," it said. "However, we do not expect the overall recovery to these websites to take long as most websites have already recovered from the attack," it added. The commission said it would work with enforcement agencies, security...

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