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Fort Lauderdale's website down for hours after threat from Anonymous hackers

2014/12/01

South Florida Sun-Sentinel - (Florida) Authorities shut down the official Web site for the city of Fort Lauderdale in order to restore its systems after hackers who claimed to be affiliated with the group Anonymous blocked access to the city's Web site, the police department's site, and the city's email system in a denial of service (DoS) attack December 1. Officials reported that the sites were not breached and no critical services were impacted.

Source: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-lauderdale-web-site-attacked-20141201-story.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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