Monday, January 25, 2010

Chinese Human Rights Sites Hit by DDoS Attacks

Owen Fletcher writes on ComputerWorld:

Five Web sites run by Chinese human rights activists were attacked by hackers over the weekend, as a separate row continued between Google and China over political cyberattacks.

The Web site of Chinese Human Rights Defenders, an advocacy group, was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that lasted 16 hours starting Saturday afternoon, the group said in an e-mailed statement today.

More here.


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