[funsec] 'Patriotic' hacker claims credit for WikiLeaks attack
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Tue Nov 30 10:46:55 CST 2010
On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Brance Amussen <brance at jhu.edu> wrote:
> Definitely glad this patriots can spell...
It makes me wonder how much of this information is actually
misinformation, which begs other questions....
> -----Original Message-----
> From: funsec-bounces at linuxbox.org [mailto:funsec-bounces at linuxbox.org] On
> Behalf Of Jeffrey Walton
> Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 10:06 AM
> To: FunSec
> Subject: [funsec] 'Patriotic' hacker claims credit for WikiLeaks attack
> A single hacker is taking credit for the "mass distributed denial of
> service attack" that threatened to take down WikiLeaks shortly before
> its scheduled post of thousands of classified memos between U.S.
> At approximately the same time WikiLeaks alerted its Twitter followers
> to the DDoS attack, "Jester," a self-proclaimed "hacktivist for good,"
> sent this message from his Twitter account:
> @th3j35t3r (Jester) www.wikileaks.org- TANGO DOWN - INDEFINITLEY -
> for threatening the lives of our troops and 'other assets'
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