WikiLeaks comes under ‘unrelenting’ cyber attack that briefly prevents it from releasing more emails linked to Hillary Clinton on Election Day  Daily Mail Online

WikiLeaks, which has released tens of thousands of emails and documents from hackings of Hillary Clinton’s inner circle, said on Tuesday that it has come under ‘unrelenting’ cyber attacks.

 

  • WikiLeaks confirmed on Twitter that it was hit with a DDoS cyber attacks
  • Distributed Denial of Service is an all-out assault involving thousands of unique IP addresses
  • Visitors to the site reported receiving an error message when trying to click into hacked emails from John Podesta
  • Podesta, the Clinton campaign chairman, has had tens of thousands of his emails leaked by the anti-secrecy organization
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied his organization was seeking to influence outcome of election in Donald Trump’s favor 

WikiLeaks, which has released tens of thousands of emails and documents from hackings of the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton‘s inner circle, said on Tuesday that it has come under ‘unrelenting’ cyber attacks.

Numerous visitors to the anti-secrecy organization’s website reported on Tuesday that they received error messages when they tried to open up links to emails from the hacked account of John Podesta, Clinton’s campaign chairman.

‘We have been under unrelenting DDoS attacks over the last 24 hours,’ the organization tweeted on Tuesday.

Initially, the attacks were reported to have prevented WikiLeaks from releasing additional batches of Podesta’s emails.

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