Hackers attack Ghana Election Commission Website

  • December 9, 2016

The website of Ghana’s Electoral Commission become the target of hackers as votes are counted after tightly contested elections. The Ghanian Election Commission said that the attempt to put up “fake results” have failed. In a tweet, the commission urged the people to ignore the “fake results” circulating on the social media.

“We deplore the attempt to hack the EC’s [electoral commission’s] website. Please respect the integrity and independence of the EC,” it said in a tweet.

The Electoral website was offline for about four hours. But the commission had not put up results overnight to avoid the generation of fake results.

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