“Anti-wikileaks” sites under siege of hackers!

A group of cyber activists who call themselves “Anonymous” announced Wednesday it will launch more attacks in the cyber defense founder of Wikileaks, after Julian Assange founder was arrested in London and several companies have stopped paying online money transfers to accounts Foundation.

The group issued a statement that says he has no connection to Wikileaks and its founder, but that is beside Assange, because “the fight for the same reasons: transparency and the elimination of censorship.”

Company websites and the online payment company MasterCard PostFinance Swiss were the big targets of hackers on Wednesday,  previously  victim  of DDoS attacks been PayPal group.

Post Finance MasterCard and sites have been victims of hackers den factions that call themselves “AnonOps. MasterCard has been sought after, with Visa and PayPal money transfers blocked by Wikileaks, to “clarify the business situation.” PayPal has suggested that the company later took it to the U.S. government’s request.
The MasterCard site was indeed unavailable  at about 11.00 GMT. A Mastercard spokesman contacted by AFP, would not confirm if he still is concerned by the attacks.

In terms of PostFinance, the company was attacked after he announced Monday thatit closed Assange account because of “false data on his home.” Company spokesman assured that these “hackers” have jeopardized the security of the payment system or account management. “The situation improved on Wednesday but attacks are continuing,” he added.

Also Wednesday morning, website and e-mails of two Swedish lawyer who accuses  Julian Assange Wikileaks of “rape and sexual assault” were attacked by unidentified hackers.

In the same context, the Wikileaks telegrams scandal has taken extensive  Wednesday after a U.S. senator called for the investigation of The New York Times for publishing secret telegrams intercepted by the Foundation. Independent Senator Joe Lieberman wants the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether the New York Times violated the Espionage Act after he decided to publish diplomatic telegram revealed by Wikileaks

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Posted by M.P.Bogdan on Dec 9 2010. Filed under Featured News, Politics. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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