On Russia Day, Sites of Opposition and Independent Media Attacked by Hackers

posted 14 Jun 2012, 13:49 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 14 Jun 2012, 13:50 ]
Source: HRO.org (info), 13/06/12 

· Freedom of expression  · Public protests 

 reports that on 12th June the websites of Echo of Moscow RadioNovaya gazeta, and of the TV channel Rain and the journal Slon.Ru suffered DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks. The editors of Rain TV reported that their site had been attacked by hackers. The TV company Rain reported on Twitter: "It started with a DDoS attack on our internet providers, then broadcasting on all our sites was disrupted!" [Read more]