Hackers Will Take Down the Stock Exchange on Monday, or Maybe Not
Hackers Will Take Down the Stock Exchange on Monday, or Maybe Not: Anarcho-Doritologist hacker collective has declared war on the New York Stock Exchange and will launch a “raid” on the company’s website on Monday, October 10! Or is “Operation Invade Wall Street” a “fake planted operation”? Or maybe it doesn’t really matter either way.
If you buy the video (which, if it’s a “plant,” is convincingly self-serious), Anonymous‘ plan is essentially the same as the one that briefly took down PayPal and MasterCard: Convince a bunch of people to download and run a program that will effect a distributed denial of service attack on the target, in this case the NYSE website. It’s called “Operation Invade Wall Street,” and will happen on October 10.
(Excerpt) Read more at gawker.com …
Posted by Gunny G