[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-92: Anonymous attacks Iranian state websites

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WHID 2011-92: Anonymous attacks Iranian state websites

Entry Title: WHID 2011-92: Anonymous attacks Iranian state websites
WHID ID: 2011-92
Date Occurred: May 2, 2011
Attack Method: Denial of Service
Application Weakness: Insufficient Anti-automation
Outcome: Downtime
Attacked Entity Field: Government
Attacked Entity Geography: Iran
Incident Description: The infamous Anonymous hacking group has crippled a
string of Iranian state websites including those of the Office of the
Supreme Leader, state police and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards in attacks
launched yesterday.
Mass Attack: No
Reference: 
http://www.securecomputing.net.au/News/256057,anonymous-attacks-iranian-stat
e-websites.aspx
Attack Source Geography:


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