Skip to comments.Iranian opposition launches organized cyber attack against pro-Ahmadinejad sites
Posted on 06/17/2009 9:58:55 PM PDT by AKSurprise
"Through a combination of DIY (do it yourself) denial of service attack tools (DDoS), multiple iFrame loading scripts, public web page refresher tool, and a much more effective PHP script, the participants have already prompted some of the major Iranian outlets to switch to lite versions of their sites in an attempt to mitigate the attack."
"The campaign appears to have been organized through Twitter, which despite public reports that the site has been banned in Iran, appears to be still accessible through a a persistent supply of proxy servers on behalf of the opposition.
Moreover, the ongoing distributed denial of service attacks, are using techniques which greatly resemble those used in last years Russia vs Georgia cyber attack, and the ones Chinese hacktivists used back in 2008 in order to temporarily shut down CNN, with a single exception - theres no indication of a botnet involvement in the present attack."
(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.zdnet.com ...
A worthwhile cyber attack for countries like Iran and China would be to undermine the cyber-censors. Meaning, open the floodgates.
We should be giving the Iranian opposition all the support it needs,covertly.
People’s Information Warfare Concept:
Who are the “reliable sources” to follow on twiiter?
A great link for complete follow up and coverage of Iran:
It has many many links and is both in Persian and English.
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