CBS.com “deleted” (updated)
January 22, 2012
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According to chatter on Twitter, hackers have disabled the website of the CBS network. It’s not clear whether they’ve compromised the archives, or just defaced the website – or, for that matter, what the attack is in retaliation for.
Some sources on Twitter are attributing the attack to hacktivist group Anonymous.
Update: Minutes later, the site is back up. Spokespersons affiliated with Anonymous are claiming responsibility with the tag #OpMegaUpload. @jeremiahfelt writes:
“Anonymous did not take down
#CBS .com ; the IP for their web host changed from 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 & 37; looks like poisoned DNS”
The attack is starting to get coverage. And the National Journal notes that some Anonymous spokespersons implied Fox might be the next target.