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CITY HARVEST TRIAL: Sun Ho's website hacker launches another site
Publication Date : 04-09-2013
The individual who hacked into co-founder of Singapore's City Harvest Chuch and pop singer Ho Yeow Sun's website has resurfaced with more rants against her and husband, church pastor Kong Hee. The website listed more details and explained why Ho's website was attacked.
The hacker, who calls himself "The Messiah", claimed he was operating under the Anonymous Collective. He said he was attacking the church as it was a "malicious cult" and promised to turn incriminating evidence over to the Singaporean government onces he recovers the information.
The group has claimed in the past to have infilitrated organisations such as the Church of Scientology and electronics giant Sony.
The website, hosted on a Spanish domain, explained that Ho's website was responsible for safeguarding over 5,000 users' data. It added that although the hacker initially wanted to release these details - most of which are believed to belong to City Harvest churchgoers - he wrote he has decided it would be too "rash" at the moment.
Church founder Kong Hee, and five deputies are currently on trial for an alleged misuse of church funds. Close to S$50 million (US$39 million) was allegedly used to finance Ho's pop career in the United States.