Media websites reporting about the downtime of the website from yesterday and today also at the time of reporting the news, website is still down, we also took a screenshot while checking the website for its downtime:
Anonymous also took responsibility from various twitter accounts:
— anonymousAsia (@anonymousAsia) October 25, 2013
Aww don’t panic about http://t.co/BCCEvVEoQL being down. They have a backup copy of the internet.
— Anonymous (@AnonyOps) October 25, 2013
— Rustle League (@LelzSec) October 25, 2013
An NSA spokesperson told ABC News the agency’s internal network was “not at all” compromised and no classified information was in danger. The NSA spokesperson declined to comment on what may have brought down the website, citing an ongoing probe.
In addition to the DDoS, hackers also exploited http://nsa.gov with a 0day in order to gain login credentials for their server.
NSA in the news:
Edward Snowden to take place in the the rally against Mass Surveillance this saturday, will you?