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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Iranian government sites DDoSed - June 2009


DATE:
2009-06

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Iran

AFFECTED SITES:
farhang.gov.ir, leader.ir, ahmadinejad.ir, irbnews.ir

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Unreachable.

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
Protesters of the Iranian elections.

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
As part of the "Green Revolution" protesters of the controversial Iran elections attacked a number of the regime's websites.

URLS:
1. http://twitter.com/persiankiwi/status/2180420596
2. http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2009/06/activists-launch-hack-attacks-on-tehran-regime/


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