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Pro-WikiLeaks DDoS Tool as Easy as Clicking a Button
By Vincent Chang - on 13 Dec 2010, 9:41am

Pro-WikiLeaks DDoS Tool as Easy as Clicking a Button

If there's one thing that emerged from WikiLeaks, it's that when you push against the internet, the internet pushes back. Sort of. Under the banner of Anonymous, there have been several attempts to take down the websites of companies that have been labeled as 'anti-WikiLeaks', including Mastercard, Visa and PayPal. While users previously had to download a tool to participate in the DDoS attacks, now it has been simplified to just clicking on a webpage.

Wired.com - In a Web 2.0 twist in the ongoing attempts to punish Visa, Mastercard, Amazon and PayPal for cutting off donations to WikiLeaks, those seeking revenge by turning their computers into a traffic-flooding zombie no longer even have to download software. Instead they can just visit the right webpage and let JavaScript, the lingua franca of the interactive web, do the work for them.

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