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Websites of 13 schools defaced, matter under police investigation

Published on Nov 20, 2013 8:42 PM
Screenshot of what is believed to be the defaced website of one of the 13 schools affected. The screenshot was found on an online database of recorded hacking attempts. -- PHOTO: SCREEN CAPTURE FROM WEBSITE 

The websites of 13 schools were reported defaced on Wednesday between 3.30pm and 5.00pm, said the Ministry of Education in a statement.

The affected websites were hosted on one server.

"We have referred the matter to the police for investigation and are working to restore the affected websites," said a ministry spokesman.

The affected school websites are:

1. Bukit Timah Primary School

2. Canberra Primary School

3. Compassvale Primary School

4. Greendale Primary School

5. South View Primary School

6. West View Primary School

7. Woodlands Ring Primary School

8. Henderson Secondary School

9. Kent Ridge Secondary School

10. Maris Stella High School

11. Raffles Girls' School

12. St Gabriel's Secondary School

13. St Andrew's Junior College