Monday, August 8, 2011

The site of the Ministry of Defence Syrian hacked by Anonymous

Anonymous announced that he had embezzled, Sunday, Aug. 7, the website of the Ministry of Defence of Syria. Instead of the home page of the Department is a message from the group of "hacktivists" that appeared. "The Syrian people, Tech News Buzz is on your side, against the brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad.

Know that the time and history are on your side," writes the group. The Government page on the site remains inaccessible on Monday morning. "The pirates probably exploited a vulnerability of the site to upload their own content," the blog Naked Security specialist, the Sophos computer security firm, for which this type of attack is equivalent "to the graffiti on the walls of a building.

" In early June, Anonymous had already warned the Syrian government, denouncing the censorship of the Internet and media. The group then launched an "Operation Syria" "# opsyria". The first attack came after a significant drop in Internet traffic into Syria in early June.

While tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets to protest against the regime, many users have testified on social networks and sites micromessagerie, like Twitter, the difficulties they had to connect. The operation to the Syrian Ministry also acts as the group assured Anonymous, Saturday, Aug. 6, he had penetrated the computer systems of about seventy web sites of law enforcement in southern states and center of the United States.

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