Aberdeen City Council’s website was hacked by ‘Team System Dz’ for nearly three hours on Saturday evening.
The council said no personal data was at risk from the incident and has launched an urgent investigation.
A council statement said: ‘We are aware of a security issue which affected the homepage of our website this evening (28 January) between 19.20 and 10pm and are working urgently to investigate the incident.
‘The website is currently back online and we would like to assure residents that no personal data is held on the Aberdeen City Council website.’
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