Hackers Attack Turkish Govt. Sites in Support of Protests

300_turkey_anonMOSCOW, June 3 (RIA Noosti) – A group of computer hackers known as Anonymous carried out early on Monday a series of cyberattacks on Turkish government websites in retaliation for violent police response to anti-government protests.

Several Anonymous messages in its Twitter blog provide links to the sites, including those of President Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, that have been denied public access.

Hackers normally use distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks to knock their targets offline.

Turkey’s Hürriyet Daily News reported on Monday that some Turkish media websites have also been targeted by Anonymous for “for failing to adequately cover the events.”  Read the entire article>>