Philadelphia City Council website back after hacking attack

Philadelphia City Council’s website has been restored after a hacking incident replaced news about legislation with text on a black screen criticizing the site’s security.

The site remained disabled for several hours Wednesday morning. It was fixed by 11 a.m.

It’s not clear who is responsible. A message posted during the attack attributed it to “Cyb3r CommandOS.”

The message described them as an “International Underground Hacking Team” and made references to Islam and Israel.

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No other city websites were affected.

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