Al Jazeera taken offline with DNS attack

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Websites of broadcaster Al Jazeera were offline last night as the media outlet continued to suffered from an attack against Domain Name System (DNS) servers.

Al Jazeera’s main website was also defaced at one point, according to a screenshot captured by Zone-H.org, which tracks website vandalism. A group calling itself Al-Rashedon claimed responsibility, displaying a Syrian flag and large red stamp reading “Hack.”

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