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Saturday, May 15, 2010

BoingBoing DDoSed - June 2009


DATE:
2009-06

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA

AFFECTED SITES:
boingboing.net

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Downage

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Tech/entertainment blog attacked after posting an Iran elections-related cyberwar guide. Unclear if it's coincidence.

URLS:
1. http://www.nowpublic.com/culture/boingboing-gets-taken-down-ddos-iran-cyberwar-guide-blame


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