June 16, 2011

CIA hacked

Only days after releasing data maliciously obtained from the US Senate’s online server, hacking group LulzSec is now taking credit for bringing the CIA’s website down on Wednesday.

LulzSec claims it used a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against CIA.gov, which rendered the site inaccessible to the public for much of the day. Attacks such as this aren’t necessarily traditional hacks where information is lifted, but rather uses repetitive floods on a given domain to the point where a site malfunctions. Read more.


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