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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Richard Silverstein's blog DDoSed - May 2010


DATE:
2010-05

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
USA, Israel

AFFECTED SITES:
richardsilverstein.com

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Offline

SOURCE COUNTRY:
Russia, Lebanon, USA

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
n/a

TYPE OF ATTACK:
DDoS

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Liberal Jewish blogger's site Tikun Olam DDoSed. Author speculates it may have been because his "blog was mentioned in a Yediot article [the previous day] and credited with breaking the gag order against reporting the arrests of Ameer Makhoul and Said Omer. Yediot has many extreme right wing readers (you can likely read lots of hate in the Talkback for that article directed against [Silverstein]". (1)

URLS:
1. http://www.richardsilverstein.com/tikun_olam/2010/05/10/denial-of-service-attack/


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