Cyber War Between China and Philippines
The cyber war between Philippines and China has began. At first, the website of the University of the Philippine (UP) was defaced last Friday. As they retaliate, a Philippine-based hackers also defaced a Chinese university Website on Saturday.
The group has been involved in similar attacks including Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDOS) attacks leveled against the websites of the Philippine National Police and the National Bureau of Investigation
DDoS is a form of cyber attack used by hacking groups to take down particular websites, which involves overwhelming the website’s server by executing external commands from a number of terminals, subsequently crippling the server indefinitely.