An FBI affidavit reveals an investigation into the distrubted denial of service attacks propagated by the groups Anonymous and 4chan. Their DDoS attacks earlier this month temporarily disabled multiple websites including PayPal, Visa and MasterCard. Federal investigators state that the attacks are felonies, not displays of activism. Read the full article at thesmokinggun.com

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