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Nairobi — The official Facebook account of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has been hacked.

The ODPP confirmed the hacking on its Twitter account late Tuesday, assuring that there were plans to recover the account.

“We want to inform the public that our Facebook page has been temporarily hacked and we are working on a fix for the problem,” the ODPP said.

The hackers renamed the Facebook account of the ODPP Fam Hâm Mộ Của QuanCon and went on to repost the tweet on the Facebook page shortly after the ODPP made the confirmation.

The identity of the hackers has yet to be established.

The attack comes three weeks after Kenya officially launched the National Computer and Cyber ​​Crimes Co-ordination Committee (NCCCC) as part of its wider effort to combat mounting cybercrime threats around the world.

Speaking in Nairobi on Nov. 3, Home Affairs Minister Fred Matiang’i said the commission, which includes representatives from the security services, the Central Bank of Kenya, the Office of Public Prosecution Service (ODPP), will play a key role in ensuring the security of the country with the ever-changing cyber world.

The NCCC is tasked with consolidating actions in the detection, investigation and prosecution of cybercrime.

“The cybercrime industry last time I checked was about $13 billion and has probably grown further. Nations around the world are pouring resources into research because the truth is that whether we like it or not, from now until As we likely leave this universe, our lives will be affected by 3Ds, data, devices and designs,” Matiangi said.