Pinoy hackers strike back at China websites, UP site restored
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Pinoy hackers strike back at China websites, UP site restored

Cebu : Philippines | Apr 23, 2012 at 12:26 AM PDT
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Skooter reporting 04/23/12

Some Filipino bloggers says, the Philippine Navy may perhaps no match for the Chinese military giant in the open sea. However, cyberspace is a more suitable battlefield, as Filipino hacktivists quickly hit back Saturday at Chinese web sites after hackers seemingly from China mutilated the official web site of the University of the Philippines on Friday.

Carrying the cries, "Scarborough Shoal is ours!" and "Spratly Islands is ours!" (sic), the website attack targeted the Chinese sites star.chinaumu.org, v.cyol.com, ploft.cn, sanxinsudi.com, gh.rc.gov.cn, ryjzw.com, lanseyinxiang.com. At least one site was disfigured on a mock spiked with vulgarity: "You got f- by the Philippines!"

The cyber attacks appear to be the work of individuals and have not been encouraged by either government. However, there were two hackers claimed responsibility for defacing the websites.

The Anonymous Occupy Philippines with a code name Busabos a.k.a. plague is one hacker and the other carries the name hacker code Supra Dick.

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