Last Thursday, a Twitter account purported to be from Wikileaks' Anonymous supporters (the same group which brought down PayPal, Mastercard and Visa's websites) threatened to take down Amazon in a similar DDoS attack. Seemingly it failed, but Amazon's websites in the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain went offline for about 30 minutes each last night, due to a "hardware failure in our European datacenter network," claims an Amazon rep.
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