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Alternative Radio Stations For Malaysian Opposition Assert Cyber Attack by Government

BY Jessica McKenzie | Friday, April 12 2013

The owner of anti-government Malaysian media outlets based in Britain says they have been the victims of cyber attacks designed to shut them down. Radio Free Malaysia, Radio Free Sarawak and the news portal Sarawak Report have reported being targeted by DDoS (denial-of-service) attacks for weeks. Clare Rewcastle-Brown, the founder of all three news outlets, asserts that the Malaysian government is behind the attacks. In a press release she announced that on April 10th the Sarawak Report was targeted by 64 million hits and the sister sites were similarly attacked; on April 11 the sites finally shut down. Read More