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Friday, June 11, 2010

KaganWatch.com attacked - May 2010


DATE:
2010-05

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA

AFFECTED SITES:
kaganwatch.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Down for more than 24 hours. Site had to be "reinstalled."

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
n/a

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Site is meant to scrutinize Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Report of a hacking attempt. Unclear if the hack caused downtime or if that was a separate attack.

URLS:
1. http://kaganwatch.com/2010/05/11/blog-news-our-site-was-hacked/


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