Facebook foul play: Cyber-criminal floods Thai authorities pages with explicit content material

An unidentified cyber-criminal hacked several official Facebook pages belonging to Thai authorities businesses and flooded them with specific videos and photos. The Minister of Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry, Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn, admitted that he could not remedy the difficulty in time and urged the new authorities to take motion.
One of the affected pages, the Bangkok Provincial Education Office, created a model new Facebook web page after the old one was hacked and flooded with pornography and TikTok clips of sexy ladies dancing. On the model new Facebook web page, the department reported…
“Dear followers, the previous Facebook web page of the Bangkok Provincial Education Office was hacked by an unidentified individual with malicious intentions. The department is now working to unravel the problem. Please note that all messages and different content posted on the previous page had been unauthorized and not endorsed by our division.”
The Facebook web page with the difficulty has been closed. However, the Bangkok Provincial Education Office was not the only target of this cybercrime wave. Various other authorities agencies’ official Facebook pages were additionally hacked. For example, the Bangkok Planetarium, Baan Phaeo District Office, and the Army Radio.
Yesterday, the DES Minister, Chaiwut, reported to a number of Thai media companies that his division had been conscious of the problem for a while. They had already shared pointers on safeguarding Facebook pages with every department affected.
Sale ends soon defined that each department took care of its personal Facebook page, so the safety measures were completely different. He stated the pages could presumably be hacked no matter how strong the security measures were as a end result of the hackers developed their skills from time to time.
After being asked about the solution, Chiwut said…
“We can’t solve the issue presently. We have to wait for the new authorities to arrange a system centre and gather the official websites and Facebook pages together. The problem can be solved by buying a cyber security system. However, our government staff couldn’t do that inside the given timeframe.”
In March, a hacker underneath the pseudonym, 9Near, threatened the Thai government to release the private information of fifty five million Thai citizens to the common public. The hacker urged the government to contact them to stop the motion. The hacker additionally posted an instance of the data together with Thai people’s names, addresses and telephone numbers on the website to prove his risk..

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