Hack­ing: APC takes down cam­paign web­site

Sunday Trust - - NEWS - By Muideen Olaniyi

The rul­ing All Pro­gres­sives Congress (APC) has shut down its cam­paign web­site fol­low­ing the con­fir­ma­tion that it has been hacked.

The APC Na­tional Pub­lic­ity Sec­re­tary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the de­ci­sion was taken to bar evil peo­ple from car­ry­ing out their plots.

Issa-Onilu said steps were un­der­way to clean it up, strengthen the se­cu­rity, and re­store it as soon as pos­si­ble.

“Our at­ten­tion has just been drawn to the fact that the APC’s of­fi­cial cam­paign web­site, apc.com. ng <http://apc.com.ng> has been hacked with unau­tho­rised con­tent posted on our pages. We won’t al­low the des­per­ate peo­ple to suc­ceed in their evil plots,” a state­ment is­sued yes­ter­day by the spokesman read.

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