Hacker group Anonymous took over a Chinese government website on Wednesday and posted a notice welcoming Nancy Pelosi and promoting Taiwan, according to a report by Taiwan News. “Taiwan welcomes US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi!” was posted on China’s Heilongjiang Society Scientific Community Federation website, which was archived by the hacktivist group before being taken down.
Photos of Pelosi and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen were stuck on the page, accompanied by Taiwan’s national flag with the Anonymous logo at the top. “This hack is a retaliation of (sic) the attacks on the (Taiwan) presidential website,” it said.
Read the full report: Taiwan News.
- By Alfie Habershon