Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

Posted at 2:02 PM, Jun 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-25 15:14:57-04

CLEVELAND -- Several Ohio state government websites were apparently hacked Sunday.

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's website read: "You will be held accountable Trump, you and all your people for every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries."

The page also displayed the message "I love Islamic State."

It also displays the shahadah, also known as the Islamic Creed.

Other hacked sites include Gov. John Kasich’s, first lady Karen Kasich’s, the Office of Workforce Transformation, the Casino Control Commission, Medicaid, the Office of Health Transformation and LeanOhio.

Team System Dz, a group that has apparently hacked the sites, has claimed responsibility for hacking other websites in the past, including the Dayton City Paper in 2015.

A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said the agency is working aggressively to clear the message from its website.