Brazilian president's blog hacked

Oct 13, 2011

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's official blog website was hacked briefly Thursday by someone who posted an anti-corruption message, officials said.

A presidential official said the occurred between 1:30 and 5:30 am before technicians were able to restore the site.

The hacker, who posted the identity of @DonR4UL or "beleza (cool) ," inserted a photo of protesters sweeping with brooms, an allusion to the fight against rampant corruption in the South American nation, local media said.

The normally includes official information on the Brazilian presidency and Rousseff's public schedule.

In June, several official sites were hacked and put offline for three days, and access to the presidential website was off for several hours.

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Pirouette
not rated yet Oct 13, 2011
I would consider that beneficial hacking even though it is illegal. IMHO, the websites of any country's government whose leaders won't police their own administration and oust, arrest and imprison those who persist in any type of corruption that is detrimental to the welfare of each individual in their country, deserve to be hacked and the truth posted on that website. I would not feel sad if it were to happen also to the Obama administration. From the headlines, it is readily observed that something is rotten and continues to rot with these people, their fans and followers. . . .including the fools in the mass Liberal media. A pox on their eyeballs.

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