Anonymous Hackers Hit Spanish Police Web Site
The denial of service attack was launched in response to the recent arrest of three hackers linked to the group.
The Web site for Spain's federal police was briefly hit by a denial of service attack in retaliation for the Spanish government's recent arrest of three members of Anonymous.
"'The attack is a direct response to the Friday arrests of three individuals alleged to be associated with acts of cyber civil disobedience attributed to Anonymous,' the group said in a statement," writes Wired's David Kravets.
"The police said the three, whose identities were not disclosed, carried out the attacks from a server based in one of the suspects houses in northern Spain," Kravets writes. "The Spanish police said that Anonymous was responsible for attacks on Sony, government sites in Algeria, Iran, Egypt and Libya, in addition to two Spanish banks and an Italian energy concern."
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