De Lima orders NBI to go after hackers

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (INBI) to look into the hacking of government websites which happened Tuesday and Wednesday in relation to the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 which took effect today. "They will trace who the hackers are and apprehend them," De Lima said. "For this purpose, they need to coordinate with the intel units of other investigative bodies." The order came as Malacañang called on critics of  the law to dialogue with government instead of hacking its websites.  Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said the Palace respects efforts to question the law, both before the Supreme Court and through amendments.

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