Anonymous Philippines hackers deface Ombudsman’s site with invitation to "Million March Mask"

The "Million Mask March" is scheduled on Tuesday.

Inquirer.net's Kristine Angeli Sabillo reports that activist hackers from the group called Anonymous Philippines defaced the website of the Office of the Ombudsman on Sunday, November 3 with their logo and an invitation for the public to join a "Million Mask March" on November 5.

 

The report explained that while the government website's page appears normal on first glance, its latest update read "'Anonymous Philippines' [and] clicking on the said text redirects to a post with the hacker group's animated logo and a letter blasting the government." The group called on Filipinos to join a mass gathering on Tuesday outside the House of Representatives in protest of the "false democracy" in the country and "politicians who only think about themselves."

 

Anonymous PH has claimed on its Facebook page that it also hacked 37 other government websites on the same day it defaced the Ombudsman's site, according to another Inquirer report. The Ombudsman's website has been restored to its original appearance as of Monday morning.

 

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