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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Love Sky (China) attacked - March 2009


DATE:
2009-03

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
China

AFFECTED SITES:
Love Sky

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Paralyzed

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS?

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Gay community website "Love Sky" (translated name, URL unknown) attacked. Homosexuality, a controversial subject, has been the target of many cyberattacks. Description refers to "hacked" and "attack" but seems like a DoS.

URLS:
1. http://gtob.sdnews.com.cn/www.sdnews.com.cn/news/2009/3/18/739062.html


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