MANILA – The website of the Office of the President of the Philippines was defaced by hackers early Thursday.
The group Anonymous Philippines left a message on the website’s news section, addressing President Benigno Aquino III.
The hackers criticized how the President has been handling the conflict in Sabah.
“We are silent witnesses as to how you are mishandling the Sabah issue. We did not engage the Malaysian hackers who invaded our cyberspace since we expected you to appropriately and judiciously act on the same, but you failed us,” the message read.
“You did nothing while our fellow brothers are being butchered by the Malaysian forces, and while our women and children become subject of human rights abuses. If you can’t act on the issue as the Philippine President, at least do something as a fellow Filipino. We are watching,” it added.
The message also contained links to Facebook profiles of Filipino hackers.