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Submission + - Venezuela's cyber civil war (

sciarbus writes: Akamai's new-ish Flash Real Time Web Monitor page shows that for the last few days, and perhaps longer, Venezuela has been under sustained cyber-attack. Indeed, at 1000+ attacks/ day, Venezuela is currently sustaining more cyber-attacks than any other country in the world. It appears that there maybe the equivalent of a long-running cyber-civil war underway in Venezuela, as pro and anti-Government supporters attack each others online assets. Casualties to date include the Venezuelan Government Ombudsman's website, as well as the websites of the National Assembly and state-run Food Markets. After Estonia, do I sense a trend here?

It was kinda like stuffing the wrong card in a computer, when you're stickin' those artificial stimulants in your arm. -- Dion, noted computer scientist