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Rappler's latest stories on website hacking


Gov't websites in Ohio, Maryland hacked with pro-ISIS messages

Jun 26, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Posted on the websites is a message from a group calling itself Team System DZ vowing revenge against US President Donald Trump

Hackers steal data of 95,000 job seekers at McDonald's Canada

Apr 03, 2017 - 6:46 PM

After the breach the fast food chain asks job seekers to apply in person

MCHACKED. The fast food chain got a taste of a data breach

Comelec faces complaint over leak of voters' data

Jun 17, 2016 - 8:44 PM

Ex NSCB head Jose Ramon Albert asks the National Privacy Commission to compel the Comelec to properly inform each of the 55 million voters about the leak of their personal information

File photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Data leak enough to impeach Comelec execs – lawyers

Apr 23, 2016 - 5:03 PM

Cyberlaw and data privacy lawyers list down other cases that may also be filed to hold Comelec – and the hackers – accountable

ACCOUNTABILITY. Lawyer Toby Purisima discusses the Comelec's possible liabilities in a forum on the leak of voters' personal information on Saturday, April 23. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Fresh grad, 23, admits hacking Comelec site

Apr 21, 2016 - 11:12 AM

3rd UPDATE Philippine investigators say the IT graduate was arrested in his house in Sampaloc Manila in the evening of April 20

FINALLY CAUGHT. The suspected hacker of the Comelec website is seen in the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation on April 21, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Is Comelec liable for website data leak?

Apr 11, 2016 - 9:45 AM

A data privacy lawyer believes the poll body could be sued for failing to protect personal information However a former Comelec lawyer argues that liability depends on the nature of the leaked data

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Comelec data leaked by hackers

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED Second hacking: A group calling itself LulzSec Pilipinas posts the Commission on Elections database shortly after Anonymous PH defaces the poll body s website

Comelec website hacked a month before polls

Mar 27, 2016 - 11:56 PM

UPDATED The hackers group Anonymous Philippines wants the Comelec to implement the security features of vote counting machines in the May 9 polls

Swedish newspaper websites shut down in hacker attack

Mar 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM

The attack is extremely dangerous and serious the head of the Swedish Media Publishers Association Jeanette Gustafsdotter tells Swedish news agency TT

Ashley Madison hack strikes fear in outed users

Aug 26, 2015 - 9:43 AM

The hack has so far triggered online extortion attempts and has been linked to at least two suicides

Ashley Madison hackers vow more attacks: report

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:26 AM

The hacking group behind the Ashley Madison breach compares the affair seeking website to a drug dealer abusing addicts in an email exchange threatening to carry out more attacks

‘NO SECURITY.’ A file picture taken on February 10, 2014 shows a man as he looks at a dating site on his computer in Washington, DC. Photo by Eva Hamback / AFP

Kris Aquino's website hacked

Mar 23, 2013 - 6:23 PM

Kris Aquino s official website has been hacked by Anonymous

HACKED. Kris Aquino's official website has been hacked ostensibly by the 'hacktivist' group, Anonymous. Screengrab from

Sotto: 'You can't put a good website down'

Jan 08, 2013 - 1:12 AM

The Supreme Court will hold oral arguments on the cybercrime law next week

MWSS website hacked

Sep 02, 2012 - 3:06 PM

People should not fear the government The government should fear their people the anonymous hackers said

Screen cap taken 2:02 pm, September 2, 2012.

Basketball TV website hacked

May 18, 2012 - 4:28 PM

The official website of a local cable channel was hacked by people claiming to be Chinese