Defacement of Websites

Published on Thursday, 27 June 2013 14:57

[ Summary ]

A number of Singapore websites were defaced by hackers recently. It was reported that the defacement was in protest against the outrage voiced out in Singapore in relation to the haze.


[ Recommendations ]

Website owners should patch their applications regularly to prevent attackers from exploiting known vulnerabilities, thereby leading to defacements or other cyber security-related incidents.

If assistance is required, website owners can call our hotline at 6323 5052 or email us at singcert@csa.gov.sg.


[ References ]

http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/hackers-deface-eu-yan-sang-website-leave-haze-related-messages-2013062
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Singapore/Story/A1Story20130627-432692.html
http://www.zdnet.com/sg/spore-healthcare-site-hacked-over-haze-7000017365/