WikiLeaks Servers Go Down, Under DDoS Attack After Announcing Turkey Coup Leaks
Security Update : A sustained DDoS attack has prevented WikiLeaks from releasing today a set of documents related to the failed Turkish coup and that it anonymously received.
Yesterday, WikiLeaks was teasing its Twitter followers with an upcoming leak that supposedly contained 300,000 emails and over 500,000 documents.
According to WikiLeaks, these documents were leaked from AKP (Turkish: Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi / English: Justice and Development Party), which is President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party, currently Turkey’s biggest political force.
WikiLeaks announced the data dump just three days after a small faction of the Turkish military tried to take over the country’s leadership via a military coup that failed hours after. 208 people were killed, and more than 2,000 wounded in the coup’s aftermath.
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