The online hacktivist Anonymous has conducted as massive cyber attack on Pakistanigovernment, as a result Pakistani Army and government websites have been taken down against police brutality on protesters in Islamabad, Pakistan.
@AnonymousGlobo announced the news on their official Twitter account with the list of sites taken down as a result of DDoS attack.
The list includes Pakistan Army’s recruitment website, government of Punjab’s official portal, Pakistan Meteorological Department, Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) and several other high profile government and military websites.
Tweet by Anonymous is available below:
— Anonymous (@AnonymousGlobo) August 30, 2014
— Anonymous (@YourAnonGlobal) August 31, 2014
It all started when protesters gathered to protest against government for conducting rigged election. However, due to police brutality around 7 people have been killed and 70 injured according to sources in Pakistan.
Another tweet warns Pakistani government to expect Anonymous:
— Anonymous (@AnonymousGlobo) August 31, 2014
At the time of publishing this article some sites were down and some restored.