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Friday, June 11, 2010

Humanitarian Aid Foundation DDoSed - June 2010


DATE:
2010-06

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Turkey, Israel

AFFECTED SITES:
ihh.org.tr

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Site down for some days

SOURCE COUNTRY:
Israel?

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
"The online home of the Humanitarian Aid Foundation (IHH), one of the organizers of a convoy of six aid vessels bound for the Gaza Strip, was hit by a denial-of-service (DoS) attack moments before the Israel military brutally attacked the convoy in international waters -- killing at least nine peace activists" (1).

URLS:
1. http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/news-211989-ihh-website-downed-before-israeli-attack-on-aid-convoy.html


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