Up close and personal with Umno cyber troopers


Diyana Ibrahim

Many pro-Umno bloggers are increasingly writing under their own names instead of using pseudonyms. – EPA pic, November 18, 2017.

WHEN pro-Umno blogger and well-known cyber trooper “Budak Sri Kinta” first started actively posting his views and opinions online, it was fuelled by a desire to challenge the heavy dominance of the opposition on social media following the 2008 general election.

Nine years on, what began as a voluntary effort has become an almost full-time endeavour to help Umno win the political battle in the world of social media, and ensure the ruling Barisan Nasional does not experience a repeat of its worst electoral performance in the 2008 polls.


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  • Nay, I don’t believe you. There is no free ride in UMNO. It is not in its DNA.

    Posted 2 years ago by Joe Blog

  • Rather than defending the indefensible and spinning lies on the net, why don't you UMNO cyber troopers make real changes on the ground; like returning $Billions of stolen 1MDB money, reducing graduate unemployment, lessening high cost of living, etc?
    Something that voters can really feel hence consider during GE14?
    Have you thought of that?

    Posted 2 years ago by Kuasa Rakyat

  • The right term for u guys are cyberbullies and cybergengters! U guys are liers! Unprofessional! Unethical!

    Posted 2 years ago by Rakyat Biasa

  • Malaysian Cybertruupers are the worse bunch of people in cyberspace. They are unethical towards their works and create a tone of crap news for Malaysians. Never ever believe a single word they say.

    Posted 2 years ago by Marc Blixx

  • Ini olang byk bodo

    Posted 2 years ago by Chin Chai

  • "The reward is in the form of a good economic environment. When the economy is good and growing, the people will benefit.” So, did they get their reward?

    Posted 2 years ago by Chin Tu Lan