Anonymous Claims Control Of Iranian Government Servers
Posted by BananaFamine on June 6, 2011
AnonymousStephen C. Webster writes on The Raw Story:
Hackers claiming to be part of protest group “Anonymous” published on Friday over 10,000 internal emails from the Iranian government’s ministry of foreign affairs, as part of an ongoing campaign against the authoritarian regime.
The emails were published to torrent file sharing website The Pirate Bay, along with usernames and passwords. Members also claimed they had taken control of the government’s servers.
In a chat with Raw Story, members of Anonymous on the #OpIran server said they were leading the charge because they want Iranians to know they’re not alone in their struggle against the regime of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
They also pointed to a declaration of intent to attack the Iranian government, which they published to YouTube in February.