Web attacks target human rights sites
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 24/12/2010 16:06
Human rights groups and campaigners are being hit hard by huge web attacks launched by those opposed to their views, finds research.
Many web-based campaigning groups are being knocked offline for weeks by the attacks, it found.
The researchers expect the tempo of attacks to increase as the tools and techniques become more widespread.
It urged human rights groups and independent media groups to beef up their defences to avoid falling victim.