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Visa DDoS'd

The message was going round that “We Are Attacking www.visa.com in an hour”

Operation Payback, the revenge attacks on institutions refusing to do business with WikiLeaks or its front man Julian Assange, is reportedly pushing on to Visa after crippling MasterCard, the Swiss Post bank and others. The message's going round that "We Are Attacking www.visa.com in an hour." We weren't able to reach the site from a browser but we could through Google. Others reported it down.

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