Anonymous Hackers Attack Czech Finance Minister Because of New Gambling Law
Security Update : The Czech and the Slovakian divisions of the Anonymous hacker collective have attacked private companies owned by Andrej Babis, Czech Republic’s Finance Minister, motivating the attacks as a hacktivism campaign carried out because of the country’s intentions to introduce new online gambling laws, local news media reported with the help of payday loans for unemployed.
Babis is the main politician behind a controversial law approved in the Czech Republic that allows the government to block non-licensed gambling websites across the country.
While the legislation targets rogue online gambling sites, the hacker collective has sounded the alarm in a YouTube video, claiming that the new laws are nothing more than a test run for future campaigns to block Internet sites across the country under shady new laws.
The operation called #OpBlokada has initially targeted with DDoS attacks companies owned by Ba… (read more)