The online hacktivist Anonymous has conducted as massive cyber attack on Pakistani government, as a result Pakistani Army and government websites have been taken down against police brutality on protesters in Islamabad, Pakistan.
@AnonymousGlobo announced the news on their official Twitter account with the list of sites taken down as a result of DDoS attack.
The list includes Pakistan Army’s recruitment website, government of Punjab’s official portal, Pakistan Meteorological Department, Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) and several other high profile government and military websites.
Tweet by Anonymous is available below:
Tango Down – http://t.co/Lh6vNjkRp4 – http://t.co/A5OoLcKC5J – http://t.co/aaBAOF2P1R – https://t.co/P5hsNsZgdO #Anonymous #AntiSec
— Anonymous (@AnonymousGlobo) August 30, 2014
/ updates / list of websites overturned – #Anonymous #AntiSec ( by @AnonOpPakistan ) pic.twitter.com/pjeSIArRSA
— Anonymous Operations (@YourAnonGlobal) August 31, 2014
It all started when protesters gathered to protest against government for conducting rigged election. However, due to police brutality around 7 people have been killed and 70 injured according to sources in Pakistan.
Another tweet warns Pakistani government to expect Anonymous:
hello anonymous welcome to @AnonOpPakistan … Expect us - @AsorTeam / will be our right arm of OpPakistan
— Anonymous (@AnonymousGlobo) August 31, 2014
@AnonymousGlobo is the same Anonymous hacktivist who played a vital role in taking down Israeli websites during #OpSaveGaza.
At the time of publishing this article some sites were down and some restored.
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