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World Cup websites struck down by DDoS attacks by Anonymous

World Cup websites struck down by DDoS attacks
Anonymous

Several government and sponsor websites have been targeted by hackers.

Various websites associated to the World Cup have been struck by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack ahead of the tournament’s opening match on Thursday.

The official government World Cup website has been down for more than a day, as well as the websites of some host states. Hacking collective Anonymous has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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