Wednesday, November 13, 2013

NBI nabs suspected hacker of gov't websites

From the Philippine News Agency (Nov 14): NBI nabs suspected hacker of gov't websites

Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have arrested a suspected hacker of government websites.

According to Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima, the suspect was identified as Rodel Plasabas with the aliases "Reaper", "anonymousbutuan" and "Anon Reaper" who was arrested Wednesday by NBI operatives in Butuan City.

The arrest was made after surveillance and serving of a search warrant for violation of Republic Act 8792 or the E-Commerce Law.

The suspect was online when the search warrant was issued.

Initial check on his current chats indicated discussions on website hacking.

Initial forensics were conducted.

The suspect will be presented for inquest Thursday before the Butuan City Prosecutor's Office.

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