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Hackers Says They Brought Down CIA Website

June 16 2011


A group of computer hackers says it temporarily shut down the Central Intelligence Agency's public website, reports the BBC.

The attack by Lulz Security took place Wednesday, according to the group's Twitter feed.

The CIA website was inaccessible at times on Wednesday. but has appeared to be back up on Thursday.

The group also said it set up a series of hacks that allowed people who dialed a phone number to prank-call an office at the Federal Bureau of Investigation,...

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