Hackers haven’t given up on the protests they started in support of Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower site WikiLeaks. Read More ..
The latest targets of Operation Free Assange (OpFreeAssange) are the site of the Attorney General for Australia (attorneygeneral.gov.au) and the one of the Attorney General’s Department (ag.gov.au).
Some ten hours ago, both sites appeared to be experiencing performance issues, at times being completely unavailable to users. A hacker called Anonymous Sky took credit for the downtime, claiming to have attacked the domains in support of the Free Assange campaign.
The same hacktivist also took credit for defacing over a dozen websites, mainly from Italy.