The hacker suspected of involvement in the first denial of service attacks against Wikileaks has disowned blog posts that reported a raid on him by local police as the work of an imposter. A patriot-hacker called The Jester, who previously used an XerXeS application layer attack tool he developed to assault jihadist sites, …
Errm, I fink you'd better read the article again.
'A patriot-hacker called The Jester, who previously used an XerXeS application layer attack tool he developed to assault jihadist sites', add to this the fact that he's ddos'ing Wikileaks and the Raptor is more likely to be bringing flowers and the balaclava's brigade his latest paycheck!
When the war starts, will it be fought entirely online in Tron-like arenas, where only the 1337357 will survive?
tbh this guy sounds perhaps a little misguided. DDoSing Assange's leaky discharge does not win him any brownie points, except with Sarah Palin. But then, North Korea win brownie points with her too.
I'm not taking Wikileaks' side, it just seems a tad desperate to DDoS a site that is leaking embarrassing secrets. Hasn't he looked at it at all? It is politically inconvenient, yes, but the whole "putting soldiers lives at risk" is built on bullshit.
If the US gov were concerned about soldier's lives, they wouldn't be invading countries with them.
Does he think he's doing his country a favour by taking this action?
Patriot hacker is an interesting term. Is he on US.gov's payroll or their wanted list?
They do seem to take hacking* rather seriously - just ask Gary Mckinnon.
*which seems to mean pretty much anything involving a computer and an internet connection these days. If they don't want it to be seen, why put it on the fscking internet!?
Beer because I think I need one now :)
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