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Ang Dakilang Oble sa Kuko ng Mga Singkit: Hacking UP Website and Hacking Back

This post is not a reaction coming from the Iskolar ng Bayan in me. This is just an anticipation of what a world would be in an era of cyberspace domination and counter-domination.



Last Friday, 4/20/12, Manila standard time, the University of the Philippines website was hacked. Obviously the hackers came from the mainland, a superpower in their own rights. The reason? The much-coveted Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal -- a small piece of land within the Philippine territory.

The hacking left a mark in the minds of innocent UP students, alumni and guests whose only interest was to seek for updates about what is going on in the Peyups nation. Too bad. Had the site been incentivized, the hackers would have gotten something to bring to their families. Lol.

What's in the UP website that became the target of hacks from China? If one visits www.up.edu.ph, all that they can get are news and updates that are important to the lives of the University of the Philippines community. Aside from those …
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