Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

CIA website falls prey to hackers

Washington, Sat, 11 Feb 2012 ANI

Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Notorious Internet hacking group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for bringing down the Central Intelligence Agency's website.


"CIA Tango down," a member of the hacker group tweeted.


"Tango down" is an expression used by the US Special Forces when they have eliminated an enemy.


According to, the CIA site remained offline on Friday, and a spokeswoman said the agency was looking into the reports.


This would not be the first time the CIA website has been put offline.


In June last year, an Anonymous-affiliated group, Lulz Security, also temporarily disabled the CIA website.


Most Anonymous cyberattacks are distributed denial of service attacks in which a large number of computers are commanded to simultaneously visit a website, overwhelming its servers. (ANI)


Manohar Lal being presented with a memento
Manoj Tiwari BJP Relief meets the family members of late Ankit Sharma
Haryana CM Manohar Lal congratulate former Deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani on his 92nd birthday
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.