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4chan has hacked Egyptian, Yemen government websites

Anon hack Egyptian and Yemen government websites using their Low Orbit Ion Cannon

Anthony Garreffa | Feb 3, 2011 at 8:06 pm CST (0 mins, 42 secs time to read)

Anon is at it again - this type targetting Egyptian and Yemen government websites. Supposedly 500 Anonymous users took down websites for the Egyptian Ministry of Information and the ruling National Democratic Party in Egypt.

4chan has hacked Egyptian, Yemen government websites | TweakTown.com

As for Yemen, websites targeted included the Yemeni Ministry of Information, the tax office, and the website for Yemen's long-serving president, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Anon used their infamous Low Orbit Ion Cannon to take the websites down, the same trick used last year to take MasterCard, Visa and PayPal down.

Supposedly Anon is quite interested in targeting countries that are usntable, Anon is currently focusing on anti-government protests in the Arab world. Just last month Anon took down websites that belong to the Tunisian government and the stock exchange in support of the uprising that forced the country's dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, to flee.

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