Feb 21, 2012
Julie

Cyber Flashmob Attacks WSJ Facebook Page

An individual claiming to be associated with online hacking group, Anonymous, posted a call to virtual arms on a German Facebook page today. They were requesting that people show their opposition to the Wall St Journal’s portrayal of the group and the “deliberate dissemination of false information” and “lobby journalism“.

The Facebook post stated: “ATTENTION PLEASE! 3.15 p.m. – Comment flashmob on the site of the WSJ! We hope for active participation”

Comments were directed to both the German Wall St Journal Facebook page and the paper’s main page with the ‘spam attack’ lasting several hours.

Read more on this here.

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