Jan 27

European Parliament says its website taken offline by attackers

The European Parliaments website fell under a distributed denial-of-service attack DDOS on Thursday in what the organization classified as retaliation for the shutdown of the Megaupload file-sharing site and an anti-counterfeiting trade agreement.The Parliament issued a statement saying it had acted to reduce the impact of the attacks, but the site was still down as of mid-afternoon Thursday.

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