President Maithripala Sirisena, this morning, met with the seventeen-year-old who hacked into his official website twice this year.
On August 26, the schoolboy hacker took down the President’s website and posted a message that expressed displeasure at the Advanced Level examination being scheduled for April, during the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year.
On the August 27, the message that was first posted in Sinhalese was posted in English. The Criminal investigation Division of the Police arrested the schoolboy from Kadugannawa on August 29. Of his meeting with the schoolboy hacker, the President said: ‘It's our duty to encourage our youngsters to use their talents ethically.’