Monday, May 23, 2011

Hackers: Coming Soon to a Website near You

(Hackers and Phreaks Computer Outlaws - Photographed by Catherine Karnow)

Okay, picture this out.

I was at the rooftop, right outside my room tinkering in front of my laptop when all of a sudden, something popped up at the back of my head – “to archive hacked sites and post it here”.

So here comes my Google friend and I searched around the web for interesting news.

Lo and Behold! There’s a growing trend involving Philippine government sites being hacked and prone to cyber vandalism.

Join me as I archive this news from around the world.

Where should I start? If you h
ave leads email me at ec[at]rootcon[dot]org.

[Updated May 22, 2011 @ 1:04AM]

Right after I published this blog "Hackers: Coming Soon to a Website near You", I received an email informing me to check and search on .ph (Philippines) domains aside from and whoa!

It's not only Philippine government sites being hacked here but also corporate and other personal blog sites.

Statistics shows that there will be more attacks to come. You should be ready to defend yourself. I’m not saying that you should just sit there and think.

So what's the point here? Well it's pretty obvious. This is a scary stuff. Now, it will happen to anybody.

Please comment on this topic at our ROOTCON forum. We all learn from each other when your views and opinions are shared.

Stay tuned.

[Updated May 22, 2011 @ 2:52AM]

Soon we will archive defaced websites and it is appropriate that ROOTCON should have a Disclaimer Notice.

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About the Contributor:

A self-confessed blogger minus the coffee. He maximizes his skills in consultancy, project management, professional networking and very active in conceptualizing things. To date he already conducted several IT / Information Security events as his passion since 2007. Currently he's working as a Technical Support Specialist in a local company.

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