Wikileaks urged its backers to ‘stop taking down the US internet’, saying ‘Mr Assange is still alive and WikiLeaks is still publishing’ | Libby Plummer – Daily Mail Online

The two separate attacks can clearly be seen in this graph of crash reports for Twitter

A massive co-ordinated series of cyber attacks forced hundreds of major websites including Amazon and Twitter offline Friday – and some fear the security breach could be ‘practice for election day’.

Source: Twitter, Spotify and Reddit are among major sites taken OFFLINE in massive shock cyber attack | Daily Mail Online

Anonymous in 2010 targeted the DNS provider EveryDNS as retribution for denying service to  WikiLeaks

Anonymous in 2010 targeted the DNS provider EveryDNS as retribution for denying service to WikiLeaks

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