Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Chinese 'Hackers' Accused in Dissedent Website Attack

A website for the group Boxun was attacked with a Distributed Denial of Service attack which began on December 24th. The attack was so severe that the hosting ISP has refused to continue hosting the site.

Site administrators accuse Chinese 'hackers' of the attacks in retaliation for articles written by Chinese dissidents.

The article also reports on unnamed sources predicting that China will organize more online attacks to reduce critics in advance of the 2008 Olympics.
"Other observers have said recently that China is likely to embark on a coordinated effort to shut up and shut down critics of the Communist regime there in advance of the Olympics in 2008."

Hackers smash Chinese dissident Web site

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