August 14, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!
WikiLeaks is back online Tuesday morning following more than a week’s worth of massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on its servers.
A hacker group calling itself “AntiLeaks” took credit for the attacks against WikiLeaks on Twitter, claiming it targeted the website because of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s ongoing efforts to seek political asylum in Ecuador.
“We are not doing this to call attention to ourselves,” @antileaks said in an extended tweet.
“We are young adults, citizens of the United States of America and are deeply concerned about the recent developments with Julian Assange and his attempt at aslyum [sic] in Ecuador. Assange is the head of a new…
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