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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Photayokeking.org (Burma) DDoSed - June 2010


DATE:
2010-06

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Burma, USA

AFFECTED SITES:
photayokeking.org

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Downtime, forced change of hosts

SOURCE COUNTRY:
n/a

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Popular Burmese Web site founded to provide 'real information' about the Burmese military, edited by a Burmese army deserter, was attacked twice in a span of two weeks. This is the second attack. The SPDC, the alleged attacker, is Burma's ruling junta. "'We know the SPDC attacked our Web site. They are afraid of us because we get the secret information from our close contacts inside the [Burmese armed forces].'" (1) Server was in USA. After this attack the site was forced to relocate to photayokeking.blogspot.com, having been dropped by its ISP.

URLS:
1. http://www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id=18759


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