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Members of Anonymous claim to have taken the official Web site for the CIA offline on Friday.
"Anonymous initially said that just because it reported the attack, that didn't mean the group had carried out the attack," writes The Inquirer's Lawrence Latif. "Later Anonymous tweeted that it had 'hit the CIA' and '#Anonymous continues its attack on government websites knocking the CIA and INTERPOL offline.'"
"At press time the CIA's web site was not reachable on HTTP port 80 but was working through SSL port 443," Latif writes. "There is no report that the attack resulted in web site defacement or theft of data, suggesting that this was simply a denial of service attack."
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