At least 8 Egyptian government websites have been taken down by hacktivists after a videoshowing riot police officers beating a man came to light. The distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks have been launched as part of Operation Egypt (#OpEgypt).
According to EHN, the targeted websites are the ones of the Ministry of Culture (ecm.gov.eg), the Ministry of Information (moinfo.gov.eg), Cabinet of Egypt (cabinet.gov.eg), the country’s Information Portal (eip.gov.eg), the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (mic.gov.eg), and the Ministry of Interior (moiegypt.gov.eg).
The sites of the Center for Information and Decision Support Cabinet (idsc.gov.eg) and the one of the State Authority for New and Renewable Energy (nrea.gov.eg) have also been shut down. (Softpedia)