Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Wikileaks Attacked

The WikiLeaks website has fallen victim to an apparent cyber attack after the accelerated publication of tens of thousands of state department cables by the anti-secrecy organisation raised fresh concerns about the exposure of confidential US embassy sources.

" is presently under attack," the group said on Twitter late on Tuesday. One hour later, the site and the cables posted there were inaccessible.

WikiLeaks updated its Twitter account to say it was "still under a cyberattack" and directed followers to search for cables on a mirror site or a separate search system,

  UK Guardian

They must have excellent security, or this wouldn’t have taken so long.

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