Rep. Zeldin Statement Re: Pro-ISIS Hacking of Brookhaven Town Website
Patchogue, NY - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today after the website for the Town of Brookhaven, located in New York’s First Congressional District, was hacked to display pro-ISIS propaganda. In addition, several websites for the Ohio state government, including the website for Governor John Kasich, were reportedly hacked as well.
Congressman Zeldin said, “While we are still waiting on more intel as to this pro-ISIS hack, I have been in touch with Brookhaven Town Deputy Supervisor and Councilman Dan Panico and offered to assist in any way possible with regards to securing necessary support and resources from the federal government. I will continue to do anything in my power to improve cyber security and protect against other threats facing our nation at home and abroad.”