Remember a couple of months ago a hacker defaced Donald Trump’s official website with a tribute message for Jon Stewart? — Now Anonymous has done the same but with a DDoS attack.
The online hacktivist group Anonymous has conducted a powerful DDoS attack on one of the Donald trump’s website for Trump Tower New York “trumptowerny.com” and forced it to stay offline.
The group says the reason for targeting Trump’s website was due to his anti-Muslim hate speech a couple of days ago.
Earlier the hacktivist organization had announced the attack on the Republican presidential candidate and it didn’t take long for them to carry out DDoS attacks on the candidate’s site.
Right after the attack the group posted a video, leaving this message for Trump:
“It has come to our attention that you want to ban all Muslims to enter the United States. This policy is going to have a huge impact. This is what ISIS wants.”
The Trump Tower New York’s website is protected by CloudFlare. The site was available online in cache version for a while, however, it’s been more than 12 hours and the site is still down.
It seems Anonymous is on a role at the moment. The other day the group targeted Japanese Prime Minister’s site and have already declared war against ISIS with the trolling day on 11th December. So, it would be interesting to see how the Anonymous carries out both these operations.
In February 2013, Trump’s Twitter account was hacked and whoever was behind the attack tweeted a quote from Lil Wayne’s song “These hoes think they classy, well that’s the class I’m skippen.”
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