Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The Directorate of Cyber Crime, the National Police’s Criminal Investigation Agency is investigating the hacking of the DPR’s YouTube account featuring online gambling sites. Not only the police cyber team, the Ministry of Communication and Informatics, as well as the State Cyber and Crypto Agency will also investigate this hack.
“We convey that a team from the Directorate of Cybercrime has descended to conduct an investigation regarding the incident, along with cyber stakeholders, in this case from BSSN and also from Kominfo,” said the Head of the Public Information Bureau of the Public Relations Division of the National Police Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan, at Police Headquarters, Wednesday (6/9/2023).
Ramadhan said that currently the hacked account can be taken over. Currently, he said, the account is in the recovery stage.
Previously, the DPR RI’s official YouTube account was allegedly hacked. The account broadcasts live online gambling broadcasts.
Monitoring CNBC Indonesia, Wednesday at 09:09 WIB, there are four new live broadcasts featuring online gambling. The title uses the words ‘Casino’ and ‘Slot’, with different impressions.
Many netizens invaded the comments column for the online gambling live broadcast. Many of them regret that the account has been hacked.
The Secretary General of the DPR RI, Indra Iskandar, confirmed that there were indications of the hacking of the account. He said there were other parties who tried to enter and upload online gambling issues.
“For a while there are indications that the DPR’s YouTube social media account has been hacked, that another party has entered the DPR’s YouTube account and posted online gambling videos,” he said in his statement.
Indra explained that his party had contacted Google Indonesia. DPR asked to be able to restore the account as before.
“The steps we have taken since this morning have contacted Google Indonesia to recover the DPR’s YouTube account,” he said.
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