California Assembly site hacked

Summary:The official Web site of the California State Assembly was hacked early Thursday morning.California's Legislative Counsel Bion Gregory confirmed to ZD Radio that an unknown intruder temporarily defaced the site, which was restored to normal operations at about 7:20 am PT.

The official Web site of the California State Assembly was hacked early Thursday morning. California's Legislative Counsel Bion Gregory confirmed to ZD Radio that an unknown intruder temporarily defaced the site, which was restored to normal operations at about 7:20 am PT. Gregory declined to comment on the nature of the hack, whether anyone had claimed responsibility for the attack, or whether any new security measures would be put in place to prevent future intrusions. Witnesses say the hacker had replaced the contents of the page with the message, "Don't put this back up. Hee, hee, hee." --Steve Kovsky, ZD Radio

Topics: Security, Networking

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