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ASIS website attacked by Indonesian hackers
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:52:59 +0000 (UTC)


By David Wroe
National Security
November 11, 2013

Indonesian hackers have crashed the website of Australian intelligence agency ASIS, according to hackers and cyber experts, dramatically stepping up the revenge attacks in response to the spying affair.

On Monday afternoon the website of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service was still not working.

Heru Sutadi, executive director of Indonesian technology think tank the Indonesia ICT Institute, confirmed that hackers from the country had launched a successful "distributed denial of service" attack, which crashed the website.

Mr Sutadi said the hackers, linked to the global cyber-activist network Anonymous, had first attacked the ASIS site on Friday evening.


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