09.08.2011 09.Aw-Elul, 5771 Tischa BeAw
Members of hacking group Anonymous break into Syria Defense Ministry website, post still images from amateur anti-government videos.
Syria’s Defense Ministry website was temporarily shut down early Monday morning after hackers broke into the site and replaced its content with an anti-government message, according to a CNN report.
The hacking was allegedly perpetrated by Anonymous, a collective of hackers that has carried out similar attacks on companies and government agencies, CNN said. The group has claimed responsibility for several online attacks, including denial-of-service attacks on various Egyptian ministries during that country's revolution….