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Saturday, June 19, 2010

2 Burmese community forums attacked - August 2008


DATE:
2008-08

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Burma

AFFECTED SITES:
mysteryzillion.org, planet.com.mm

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Disabled

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
Burmese government

TYPE OF ATTACK:
n/a

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Two community forums that provide information and instruction on how to circumvent the regime's control were disabled and shut down by cyberattacks.

URLS:
1. http://www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id=14399


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