#OpGreenRights - Anonymous Took Down Brazilian Government Websites

#OpGreenRights - Anonymous Took Down Brazilian Government Websites

The anonymous hacktivist group took down two Brazilian government websites ("www.brasil.gov.br" and "www2.brasil.gov.br") using distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks as a part of  a movement against large companies and governments that supports development of technologies harmful to the natural environment (#OpGreenRights).

The reason for attacking these websites is opposition against hydro-power development, the group said via their twitter profile. At the time of writing, both websites are online and running without any stress.

During the attack, hackers posted a tweet claiming the responsibility of the attack:

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