Anonymous to conduct cyber attack on Ferguson PD for shooting unarmed teen

The hacktivist group Anonymous is set to launch a massive cyber attack on Ferguson Police Department against shooting and killing of an unarmed 17 yr old teen Mike Brown on 9th August 2014.

In order to deliver their message to public Anonymous has released a press release along with a video message on YouTube, explaining why the group will attack Ferguson Police Department and what will be their targets.

We are putting some part of the press release uploaded by Anonymous yesterday in which it has warned FPD about a cyber attack that will damage their servers. The operation will be conducted under the banner of #OpFerguson.

If you attack the protesters, we will attack every server and computer you have. We will dox and release the personal information on every single member of the Ferguson Police Department, as well as any other jurisdiction that participates in the abuse. We will seize all your databases and E-Mail spools and dump them on the Internet, according to the press release.

Michael Brown's step-father, Louis Head.

Watch the video message uploaded by Anonymous about #OpFerguson:

The promotion of #OpFerguson is at its peak on Twitter where one of the Tweet from Anonymous stated that:

“Anonymous” will only launch cyber-attacks in Ferguson in direct response to any police abuse of protesters.”

Operation Ferguson” has since been suspended from Twitter.

Stay with us, we will keep you updated on #OpFerguson.

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Written by Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.