DoSWatch = Aggregated stories about the use of denial of service attacks and hacking as a form of censorship.

If you hear about such an event, or if you've been censored in this way, please email or use @DoSWatch on Twitter.

This is not a news site. Our goal is to collect and quickly summarize, not research and fact-check. Many details of these reports rely on translated pages, speculation, and/or anecdote, so should be treated as such. Link quality will vary.

*click for email

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Militant Islamic websites DoSed by Th3j35t3r - May 2010


DATE:
2010-05

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Multiple, mostly Middle East and USA

AFFECTED SITES:
abu.qatada.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Down for 30 minutes

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
The Jester (th3j35t3r), a former soldier waging a campaign against militant Islamic websites. His goal is to make communication channels used for jihadi ops unreliable, not necessarily to take them out altogether.

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
XerXeS DoS

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
"The Jester's (th3j35t3r)'s takedown announcements from Twitter for May 2010. ""www.abu-qatada.com TANGO DOWN 30 mins. For the continued distribution of jihadist instructional materials & propaganda."" (1)"

URLS:
1. http://twitter.com/th3j35t3r/status/14389435184


No comments:

Post a Comment

Archive