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Monday, June 21, 2010

4 Burmese news sites DDoSed - January 2009


DATE:
2009-01

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Burma

AFFECTED SITES:
peoplemediavoice.com and 3 others

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
n/a

SOURCE COUNTRY:
China, Russia, India?

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
"pro-military hackers who are currently studying in China and Russia" (1)

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
4 websites attacked around the same time as Ashin Mettacara's site (unclear if part of the same attack). Considering this a DDoS since (1) says they "were also hacked similar attack to the Ashin Mettacara," which WAS DDoS. The source countries seem like guesses.

URLS:
1. http://www.ashinmettacara.org/2009/01/burma-myanmar-sri-lanka-based-burmese.html


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