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Operation Payback: ‘Twitter will fall next’
The WikiLeaks supporters behind attacks on various websites – including Mastercard and Visa, have sent footage to Channel 4 News of a cyber strike being carried out.
Are the wheels coming off WikiLeaks?
With founder Julian Assange facing a rape trial in Sweden, funding crippled by a “financial blockade” and dwindling support from fellow hactivists, can WikiLeaks survive? Channel 4 News investigates.
Were WikiLeaks-linked cyber attacks over hyped?
Uncovering the true scale of the WikiLeaks-inspired Anonymous cyber attacks, they were not as bad as we were led to believe, writes Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen.
Mastercard website attacked as part of WikiLeaks protest
As hackers claim to have brought down Mastercard’s website in revenge for the firm suspending services WikiLeaks, Julian Rush explains what “Distributed Denial Of Service” really means.
FactCheck: How’s that riots crackdown going?
“There’s currently no legal mechanism for forcing offenders to agree to meet their victims. If the rioters don’t feel like a face-to-face showdown then, as things stand, they won’t have to do it.”
Can CIA drone attacks on Pakistan succeed?
The Obama administration has presided over a significant increase in unmanned CIA drone attacks on Pakistan. Who is pushing the policy forward – and can it succeed?
Deepwater oil spill: the cost to BP
Eleven workers killed, nearly five million barrels of oil in the sea, a 20 billion dollar fund to cover the damage – the cost of the Deepwater Horizon disaster goes beyond pounds or dollars.