Cyberattacks Cripple Rights Groups as Culture Wars Move Online

Human rights groups are increasingly getting shut down by distributed denial of service and other cyberattacks, according to a report from Harvard University’s
Berkman Center for Internet & Society. The center reported that 280 independent media and human rights websites were hit by 140 attacks between September 2009 and August 2010.



Human rights groups are increasingly getting shut down by distributed denial of service and other cyberattacks, according to a report from Harvard University’s
Berkman Center for Internet & Society. The center reported that 280 independent media and human rights websites were hit by 140 attacks between September 2009 and August 2010. Only high-profile attacks were reported so many more probably occurred during that period, the report suggests.


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