Was Massive Hack That Floored Amazon, Twitter and Reddit PRACTICE For Election Day?

Cyber Attack Crime

Daily Mail

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’.

WikiLeaks believes its supporters were responsible and urged them to ‘stop taking down the US internet’, saying: ‘Mr Assange is still alive and WikiLeaks is still publishing.’

The Ecuadorian government switched off Assange’s internet service in its UK embassy Sunday after he released another tranche of emails showing the contents of a speech given by Hillary Clinton to Goldman Sachs.

WikiLeaks accused John Kerry and the US Government of asking Ecuador to shut down Assange’s internet connection, but the South American country denied it came under any pressure from the US or any other government.

The Department of Homeland Security has already launched an urgent investigation into Friday’s crash, amid claims it could be a precursor to an attempt to disrupt the US Presidential election further.

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