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The online hackavist from Anonymous group has targeted the Hawthorne Police department in response to police shooting a man’s rottweiler dog.

As reported by authorities, the Hawthorne Police department has taken this threat very seriously and are on high alert when the video of dog’s shooting  went viral just two days ago with more than 4 million hits on YouTube.

In a video released by Anonymous, the Hawthorne Police department was warned and told that it is the group’s primary target for shooting a dog. The video message was expressed in following words:

  • Hello fellow citizens of Earth. We are ‘Anonymous.’ Police of Hawthorne, you should know you are our primary target. This matter will not remain unresolved. We are ‘Anonymous.’ We are legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.

Click here to watch video message released by Anonymous.

Hawthorne police department has confirmed that they are facing major public backlash, with angry calls, emails and tweets pouring in, along with some threats. Hence in order to secure their cyber security a specialist has been hired to tackle any kind of cyber attack. The FBI is already monitoring social media to investigate the threat.

Hawthorne city official site (www.cityofhawthorne.com)was already hacked five days ago and since then displaying offline message.


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.