WikiLeaks suffers massive DDoS attack

Controversial whistleblower site WikiLeaks was taken down last week following a week-long and massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

The attacks coincided with WikiLeaks’ release of new information on the Trapwire surveillance system discussed by Stratfor, the US-based global intelligence firm that hacker collective Anonymous infiltrated late last year to steal roughly five million emails.

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