Anonymous Sudan Targets LinkedIn In Test Attack

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LinkedIn found itself in the crosshairs of Anonymous Sudan, a group known for its involvement in hacktivism.

On their Telegram channel, Anonymous Sudan announced that they were launching an attack on LinkedIn.

But, there was an unexpected turn of events.

Anonymous Sudan targets LinkedIn
Anonymous Sudan targets LinkedIn

The Attack, and Its Swift Conclusion

Just 18 minutes after the initial announcement, Anonymous Sudan shared another message. They revealed that their assault on LinkedIn had come to a halt. It wasn’t due to any countermeasures or security protocols kicking in. Instead, Anonymous Sudan themselves pulled the plug on their offensive action.

The reason? According to their follow-up message, the attack was “just a test.”

Anonymous Sudan halts LinkedIn attack
Anonymous Sudan halts LinkedIn attack
Reza Rafati

Reza Rafati, based in the Netherlands, is the founder of An industry professional providing insightful commentary on infosec, cybercrime, cyberwar, and threat intelligence, Reza dedicates his work to bolster digital defenses and promote cyber awareness.

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