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Searching for that phrase won’t take you to Salinas’ official city webpage. Instead, it will redirect you to a fraud website selling Ugg boots.
“I wouldn’t trust it and I wouldn’t give it any credit card (information). Google is saying this may be hacked. You shouldn’t hit that link,” Salinas’ finance manager, Matt Pressey, said.
Pressey’s technical support staff was trying to fix the problem Tuesday, five days after the hack happened. Investigators believe the hackers are based in China, and they did not access private or vital information from the city’s computer files.
“We’ll continue to work with our host to get it corrected ultimately we can’t just take this and move to another hosted site because the code is still embedded we actually have to find it,or rebuild a whole new site that’s a longer term fix,” Pressey said.
Would be Salinas city website users can’t access city agendas or pay certain fees like business license fees or business application fees.
“We have gotten some calls and we do instruct them how to work around it to get their business done to get to the site and to get to what they need so that’s worked out. But it is getting annoying,” Pressey admitted.
Ugg’s official website said it has no record of the retailer who hijacked Salinas’ site and warns consumers that it may be a counterfeit.