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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.