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Anonymous Launches Cyberattacks Against India
2012-05-20 04:44:06

Websites belonging to India's Supreme Court, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the Department of Telecommunications, and both of the nation's political parties were targets of an Anonymous-led hacking attack, BBC News and SecurityNewsDaily reported Friday. The distributed denial of services (DDoS) attacks were in retaliation for an injunction, obtained March 29 by an Indian court, forcing ISPs throughout the country to block video-sharing websites including...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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