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More wikileaks attacks!

Moneybookers.com is the latest site to be taken down by the ongoing WikiLeaks-related attacks.The attack was organised to start at 09:20 GMT on Friday, but did not appear to have any immediate impact; however, the site eventually succumbed shortly after 11:00. This latest attack was announced in advance on Operation Payback’s Twitter stream. Moneybookers had […]

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4chan boards attack

4chan’s popular message boards are under another distributed denial of service attack. Many members of Anonymous inhabit the site’s boards, although it is unknown whether the current attack is related to any of the previous DDoS attacks purportedly carried out by Anonymous. Shortly after the attack began, an update on status.4chan.org quickly stated, “Another day, […]

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Amazon hosting downtime

Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it and Amazon.at suffered approximately half an hour of downtime at around 21:15 GMT. The cause is not yet apparent, although all of these sites share one thing in common: they are all hosted at Amazon’s data centre in Ireland. Amazon’s service health dashboard reported elevated error rates and latencies for the […]

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New Debian stable release

After 24 months of constant development, the Debian Project is proud to present its new stable version 6.0 (code name Squeeze). Debian 6.0 is a free operating system, coming for the first time in two flavours. Alongside Debian GNU/Linux, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is introduced with this version as a technology preview. Debian 6.0 includes the KDE Plasma Desktop […]

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