#OpChina Anonymous striking back in U.S. / China Cyberwar!



As Reported by Meet Hackers –

Anonymous strikes at chinese government websites(#opchina).

TheRealStrategy.Com has been DDOS’d by Japanese hackers more than once in recent weeks as well.  Asian hackers are viciously attacking U.S. sites on a constant daily basis.  It is good to see someone striking back.  The U.S./China Cyberwar has been ongoing for almost a decade now.  Only it seems the U.S. merely gets attacked…International hackers of Anonymous are hitting Chinese governments systems hard in response to the Chinese government arresting free speech activists.  So this is not a direct U.S. retaliation, by far, but the Chinese Globalists can rest assured that groups like Anonymous who fight for liberty around the world – will retaliate.

U.S./ China Cyberwar - Anonymous
A demonstrator wearing a Guy Fawkes mask holds a banner during a protest at the Portuguese parliament as part of the United for Global Change movement in Lisbon October 15, 2011. Demonstrators rallied on Saturday across the world to accuse bankers and politicians of wrecking economies, but only in Rome did the global “day of rage” erupt into violence. Galvanized by the Occupy Wall Street movement, the protests began in New Zealand, rippled east to Europe and were expected to return to their starting point in New York. Demonstrations touched most European capitals and other cities. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante (PORTUGAL – Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

The hacktivist group Anonymous launched an attack on 30 Chinese governmental websites in order to protest the October 2014 arrests of 5 hacktivists who were supporting the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong and faced the accusation of diverting a large volume of internet traffic towards the Hong Kong’s government website. The protests in Hong Kong started in the month of September 2014 against the rules imposed by the mainland Chinese government rules and despite the fact that the government has been able to suppress the movement, the protests still continue.

Anonymous declared the launch of Operation China, a DDoS or Distributed Denial of Service campaign targeting the Chinese government’s websites. The campaign was launched on 10th April after the arrest of the 5 hacktivists and the 30 websites which were brought down are a part of this campaign. DDoS attacks are attacks which divert heavy traffic towards the websites which results in a large number of queries for the website. As a result, the server gets overloaded and blocks the queries of even genuine users.

Anonymous has claimed that the protests were one of the most peaceful protests and yet the protesters were harassed by the government and pro China groups. Even the police did not defend the peaceful protesters who were being attacked and harassed and hence Anonymous wants to do its bit to support the protesters.

Among the websites which were brought down were the government websites for several cities in China which include Fengshun County and Huazhou in Guangdong, Cili County in Hunan and Wulian County in Shangdong. Along with these websites, the websites of China Telecom and Hunan Police Academy were also brought down.

These attacks on the website are against the Chinese government’s rules which do not allow any kind of offline or online dissent against the government.

Report from www.meethackers.com

 



 



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