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Stop the War's website 'disabled by pro-Israeli hackers'




Stop the War's website 'disabled by pro-Israeli hackers'
Stop the War's website 'disabled by pro-Israeli hackers'



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandtechnology/technology/technologynews/4226691/Stop-the-Wars-website-disabled-by-pro-Israeli-hackers.html 

Telegraph
13 Jan 2009

It was disabled at the weekend and forced the group to stage a temporary 
website. The main site was still out of order on Tuesday morning.

Its Facebook groups were also erroneously told that a demonstration 
against the Israeli military action had been cancelled, while misleading 
YouTube videos said the same thing

Stop the War believes pro-Israeli groups could be behind the internet 
campaign, although a spokesman admitted it had no proof this was the 
case.

A spokesman said of the cyber-war it was facing: "It's a well-known 
tactic. The same thing happened to us before our anti-Iraq war protests 
in 2003. We obviously can't prove any connection but the timing would 
suggest that it's a supporter of Israel."

The spokesman told The Independent: "At the same time that our website 
was under attack, a number of videos went up on YouTube which claimed 
the demonstration had been cancelled. Someone posted notices on our 
Facebook groups saying the same thing."

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