The Last HITB Security Conference in Malaysia

Hands-on Technical Trainings - 13th & 14th October

Triple-Track Conference - 15th & 16th October


Capture the Flag - 15th & 16th October

HackWEEKDAY - 15th & 16th October

CommSec Village - 15th & 16th October


Two hackers held for attacking Malaysian dept websites

Two men aged 33 and 28 were arrested at a hotel in Jalan Raja Laut in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday for allegedly hacking two government department websites, namely the National Registration Department (NRD) and the Information Department.

The police seized four laptops, three mobile phones, external hard disks and external drives from the duo, a 33-year-old entrepreneur and a computer expert, who are remanded until tomorrow to facilitate investigations, said Bukit Aman Commercial CID director Syed Ismail Syed Azizan.

He said the police received reports about the hacking from the NRD on Dec 12 last year and the Information Department on Feb 18.