The Cyber battle between Chinese and Philippine deface-hackers moved anew Sunday. As traditional, broadcast, and, social media reported more sites in China allegedly hit.
In Manila a new list of sites in China that were defaced last week came out on online over socail networks as well as others.
The list, was posted online, by a number of news sites in the Philippines. Reports claim a group which is calling themselves Anonymous Philippines, is allegedly behind the attacks.
Currently, government in the Philippines has warned local groups in the Philippine IT community. If it is proven that any are engaged in ‘violation of the e-commence and other laws pertaining to internet security’ will be pursued if complaints are filed.
"Vigilantism, however mushy, ultranationalist, or, sympathetic can only increase tensions. .It is understandble there is anger over the situation at Bajo de Masinloc, But we must be united and not do unilateral acts which only inflames tensions." A government spokesman on radio speaking in Filipino said.
The Philippines news website Cyberbites reported and posted a copy of a list they found on a bloggers website. it is not clear if the blogger was involved directly with the group of just expressing sympathy for the action taken.
The list, has also been spread on facebook and twitter reaction has shown the defacing acts are largely popular in the online PH community. However, there is slowly a growing concern that more tit-for-tat attacks online will happen. "This is dangerous, funny at times, but scary also." Gov’t spokesman say.
"no longer “stand… China’s bullying of the Philippines over the Spratlys and Scarborough Shoal.”