Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Anonymous paralyzed Interpol website


In an international police operation in Latin America and Europe 25 suspected Internet activists have been arrested. The loosely organized hacking group presented later in the night on Wednesday for some time that any website of the international police organization.

Interpol said in the arrest of a campaign against "coordinated cyber attacks emanating from Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Spain". Those arrested, aged between 17 and 40 years and entities suspected of websites including the Colombian Ministry of Defense to have attacked the Chilean power company Endesa and the local National Library. Overall, according to these data already seized in mid-February in 15 cities, 250 computers, cell phones, other electronic devices as well as credit cards and cash.
The Anonymous movement is committed to the free flow of information, freedom of speech and against censorship. Under the pseudonym activists have launched numerous attacks on banks, credit card companies, or even to government institutions.
The hacker association is loosely organized, in principle, any to spend on it, without it being proved otherwise. A favorite weapon of Internet activists are called DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service), may be paralyzed without much hassle with those websites. These servers are flooded with requests until they go to their knees. Finally it hit among other sites of the U.S. intelligence service CIA, the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department.


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