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Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

Several Ohio government websites were apparently hacked Sunday to broadcast an anti-government message.The website for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction showed a page that said a hacking group, Team System Dz, had hacked the site.The message in the hacking attack contained an Arabic symbol and was written mainly in the black and white used in the flag of so-called Islamic State.”You will be held accountable Trump”, text on the landing page said, “you and all your people for every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries”.Howard County Councilman Calvin Ball said the county should evaluate its IT infrastructure for vulnerabilities to ensure such hacks aren’t repeated.Tom Hoyt, chief communications officer for Ohio’s Department of Administrative Services, was among OH officials who confirmed the hack. “We also are working with law enforcement to better understand what happened”. The websites are expected to run sometime Monday, he told the Associated Press. “Wake up freedom-loving Americans”, he wrote.”Radical Islam infiltrating the heartland”, Josh Mandel, the OH treasurer and a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, said in a tweet Sunday. “Radical Islam infiltrating the heartland”.Kasich’s staff said Sunday that they were aware of the hack and working to resolve the issue.The New York Post said the website of the New York state town of Brookhaven was also affected.The group has claimed responsibility for previous hacks.In March 2015, the Wisconsin State Journal reported that the group claimed it hacked the Richland County Sheriff’s Office’s website and others by splattering pro-jihadi messages.Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s website was down after it was hacked.