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Anonymous: Revenge for the takedown of megaupload

The hacking group / idea / spirit Anonymous has attacked several websites after the megaupload shutdown. Anonymous downs FBI, DoJ, music sites in biggest attack ever.

Hadopi.fr 

The french government organization that provides internet and online copyright controls in France has also been taken down by Anonymous.

The websites listed were also attacked by Anonymous.

  1. FBI.gov
  2. Copyright.gov 
  3. Brein  (Anti-piracy.nl)
  4. Whitehouse.gov
  5. MPAA.org
  6. RIAA.gov

The website of the Ministry of Justice was attacked after the press release about megaupload. After the press release the website of the Ministry of Justice was very slow and worked occasionally. This was because the website was under a DDOS attack. 

Anonymous claims to have launched the "biggest attack ever" with over 5600 people participating in a DDOS attack. 

They used the tool LOIC  to attack the listed websites.

More attacks are expected a spokesman said


 


Related article with valuable information: 

http://rt.com/usa/news/anonymous-doj-universal-sopa-235/