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Anonymous attack Donald Trump's hotel website

Last week, Donald Trump made some controversial remarks about Muslims saying that they should be barred from the US. The hacker group Anonymous, known for their politically motivated hacks, didn't like what Trump had to say and decided to launch as DDoS offensive on a website Trump owns.

Trump's website "trumptowerny.com" came under sustained DDoS attacks from Anonymous, which led to the website being unavailable for 12 hours. Luckily for Trump the website was protected by CloudFlare, as a result people attempting to access the website were presented with a snapshot of the site as it was before it was knocked offline.

After the attack, Anonymous released a video in their usual style: a person sitting at a desk, donning a mask, and speaking with a distorted voice.

This is not the first time that Trump has been targeted by hackers. In August this year, "Trump.com" was defaced and a message posted on the page gave praise to comedian Jon Stewart, a critic of Donald Trump.

Anonymous have turned their attention to ISIS as well as Trump over the last few weeks. On Monday they declared today to be 'ISIS trolling day' in an effort to stymie the Jihadi's online presence.

Source: HackRead

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