- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) - While the city of Warrenton’s website was hacked this weekend, police say the personal information of staff, employees, vendors, businesses and customers was not compromised.

The Daily Astorian reports (https://goo.gl/3tMQjr ) that officials discovered the hack Saturday morning when the main webpage was replaced with a single image of what appeared to be graves marked by wooden crosses and a derogatory message about the United States’ presence in Iraq. The website also plaid a song in a foreign language.

Officials say the website is hosted by a third-party vendor and that it is not connected to any of the city servers, where sensitive information is stored.

All access credentials have been changed to prevent future incidents.


Information from: The Daily Astorian, https://www.dailyastorian.com

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