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Hackers Post Welcome Pelosi Note on China Website – Taiwan News

“This hack is a retaliation of the attacks on the Taiwan presidential website,” said the post, with photos of Pelosi and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen posted on the website.


Hackers from the Anonymous group posted a notice welcoming Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan on a Chinese government website.
Hacker group Anonymous seized control of a China government website on Wednesday. File photo: Reuters.

 

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

 

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Alfie Habershon

Alfie is a Reporter at Asia Financial. He previously lived in Mumbai reporting on India's economy and healthcare for data journalism initiative IndiaSpend, as well as having worked for London based Tortoise Media.

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