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Anonymous Hackers launch DDOS attack on Angola government websites amid protests

Anonymous Hackers launch DDOS attack on Angola government websites amid protests

Posted by Msizi in cyber espionage, cyberwarfare

Anonymous Hackers launch DDOS attack on Angola government websites amid protestsMassive anti-government street protests have taken place in Angola after opposition leaders accused officials of being involved in the killing of two political activists last year. Anonymous hackers have joined the protesters.

Over the past couple of days, hacktivists have been launching distribute denial-of-service attacks against all Angola government websites.

A list of around 70 websites that the hackers are currently targeting has been published on Pastebin. A couple of hours ago, most of the websites were inaccessible.

Currently, most of them are back online, but they are experiencing performance issues. Some of them are still down.

At least one man was killed during the recent protests and a few hundred were detained by police. The country

04 Dec 2013 no comments

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