Hackers attack Syria ministry website with anti-government message

09.08.2011                      09.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Tischa BeAw

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Hackers attack Syria ministry website with anti-government message

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….