PIA Website Hacked

The web portal of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) was hacked. This was reported today by ANC via the micro blogging social site Twitter. According to the news provider, a Chinese flag appears on the PIA website instead of the usual public information articles, links and photos.
ANCAlerts: Philippine Information Agency website (www.pia.gov.ph) is hacked. Chinese flag appears onscreen instead.
The attackers have been identified as "7z1" and "Black Matrix team | 0x.oday@Gmail.com." The hackers defaced the site by changing its background into full black with a Chinese flag as the header image. Minutes after the report came out, the PIA website was taken down.

PIA Website Hacked
PIA Website Hacked

Update: The PIA website has been restored at 7:48 P.M.

PIA website restored