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Macau Government Websites Hacked, Criminal Investigation Underway


Several government websites in Macau were hacked, prompting the police to launch a criminal investigation to trace the source of the crime, according to Chinese state media reports on Wednesday evening.

Websites Targeted

Security officials from the Macau Special Administrative Region’s government reported that several key websites were compromised, including the Office of the Secretary for Security, the Public Security Police, the Fire Services Department, and the Security Forces Services Bureau. The hacking incident resulted in these websites being blocked, disrupting services.

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Source and Response

Authorities believe the intrusion originated from overseas, as reported by CCTV. No additional details or information were immediately available regarding the specifics of the attack or potential perpetrators. In response to the breach, Macau’s security officials collaborated with telecommunications operators to restore affected services as quickly as possible. An emergency response was carried out to mitigate the impact and resume normal operations.

With Inputs from Reuters