Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have summoned a provincial department's IT officer who hacked a number of websites and published pornographic content.
Phan Ngoc Quan, an IT officer of Tra Vinh Province Department of Information and Communications, is accused of hacking websites of provincial departments and replacing the content with pornographic images and news.
The police said Quan had connived with a hacker from another province to penetrate the websites many times.
The list of websites includes Tra Vinh Portal (www.travinh.gov.vn), and the websites of provincial departments of home affairs, science and technology and finance, business association and the provincial People's Committee Office.
Bui Chi Hung, deputy director of the department, said Wednesday the department would deliver a disciplinary notice to Quan by the end of this week.