Hackers Attack News International's Servers After UK Sun Reported About Them? - iMediaEthics

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Editor & Publisher reported that News International’s servers were “attacked” June 23 by hackers. The attack reportedly was “in retaliation” after News International-owned newspaper the UK Sun reported on hacking group LulzSec, the group that notably hacked into PBS’ website last month and posted a fake story about Tupac Shakur being alive in New Zealand.

According to Editor & Publisher, the attack was a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, which was used last fall by the hacking group Anonymous to conduct cyber-attacks against “organizations deemed hostile to [Julian Assange] and WikiLeaks.”

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Hackers Attack News International’s Servers After UK Sun Reported About Them?

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