Hackers Divert Anti-Piracy Website to Torrent Sites

    Date17 Aug 2009
    CategoryGovernment
    3566
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Last week, the Portuguese Ministry of Culture decided to shut down or block 28 file-sharing sites. The original complaint came from local anti-piracy outfit MAPiNET. In what appears to be a revenge attack, hackers targeted their website and diverted it to some of the world In response to a complaint from local anti-piracy outfit MAPiNET, the Portuguese Ministry of Culture ordered a shutdown and blockade of 28 sites that allegedly link to copyrighted material hosted elsewhere.

    As we reported earlier on our sideblog FreakBits, the Portuguese Cultural Activities Inspection ordered one of the most prominent ISPs to remove or block subscriber access to 28

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