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Wed Jun 3, 2020, 11:13 PM

George Floyd death: Anti-racism sites hit by wave of cyber-attacks

Source: BBC

Cyber-attacks against anti-racism organisations shot up in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a leading provider of protection services says.

Cloudflare, which blocks attacks designed to knock websites offline, says advocacy groups in general saw attacks increase 1,120-fold.

Mr Floyd's death, in police custody, has sparked nationwide civil unrest in the US.

Government and military websites also saw a notable increase in attacks.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52912881

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Reply George Floyd death: Anti-racism sites hit by wave of cyber-attacks (Original post)
TomCADem Jun 3 OP
DURHAM D Jun 3 #1
Jamastiene Jun 3 #2
scarletwoman Jun 3 #4
iluvtennis Jun 3 #3
SWBTATTReg Jun 4 #5

Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2020, 11:15 PM

1. Interesting that we have to learn this from the BBC.

otoh - the NY Times was too busy publishing Nazi propaganda.

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 3, 2020, 11:17 PM

2. +1000

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 3, 2020, 11:19 PM

4. Indeed. (nt)

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Wed Jun 3, 2020, 11:18 PM

3. Putin and the Russians at work for their orange doughboy. nt

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Jun 4, 2020, 09:08 AM

5. Easy answer to counter these attacks. Have disaster recovery plan(s) in plan, backups of critical..

information such as user info. etc., have alternate contact plans such as voice, alternate sites prep'ed, conf. calls etc., belong w/ an aggressive internet provider that has a good reputation, belong to a website that employs aggressive countermeasures at all times, etc. Most good websites do have such plans in place.

Punks stuck in their mommy's and daddy's basements must be getting frustrated. Even our fearless leader bunker boy trump has been stuck in the basement too.

They've had no chance to even try to protest their white supremacist views...they would have been overwhelmed or swamped by the sheer numbers (remember rump's call for maga night? It sure petered out didn't it?).

People in this Country certainly see now how powerful these current protest movements are that are ongoing in every large metro area in the US. Bullies take heed/notice...see how unpopular trump is, see how unpopular your filthy white supremacist views are. Thank god the American people finally got tired of your BS and are lashing out at you cockroaches and your supreme leader who is hiding in the basement WH bunker, 'bunker boy' trump.

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