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'Hacktivist' takes credit for WikiLeaks attacks via Twitter




'Hacktivist' takes credit for WikiLeaks attacks via Twitter
'Hacktivist' takes credit for WikiLeaks attacks via Twitter



http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2010/11/hacktivist-takes-credit-for-wikileaks-attacks-via-twitter.html 

By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Los Angeles Times
November 30, 2010

A self-proclaimed "hacktivist" is apparently taking some credit for the 
Internet attacks that shut down many pages on WikiLeaks.org today.

The hacker, who goes by the name Jester, claims on his blog to have used 
distributed denial of service attacks to bring down websites in the past 
-- the same method WikiLeaks says it was hampered by on Sunday and 
today.

Jester often claims responsibility for bringing down websites on his 
Twitter account using the phrase "tango down," which is used by the 
military to indicate that an enemy has been eliminated in a firefight.

Today, he sent multiple tweets directed at WikiLeaks:

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