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WikiLeaks Supporters Target Its Opponents

Sarah Palin, MasterCard, and Twitter are just a few under attack by hackers.

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The WikiLeaks cyberwar is ramping up, and hackers are building a list of new opponents.

After Tuesday's arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a group of the site's supporters -- organizing under the name "Anonymous Operations" -- declared an online war on the websites of people and entities it believes to be anti-WikiLeaks.

 

The hackers' list include politicians, media outlets, and online servers. Notably, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said she is one of many under attack by a hoard of the controversial site's online supporters.  

Click below to see some of the known targets in the Internet war over WikiLeaks and details of some of its early skirmishes.

Websites Under Fire

<b>Sarah Palin</b> <b>Online Servers</b> <b>Social Media</b> <b>Credit Card Companies</b> <b>Media</b> <b><em>Washington Times</em> Columnist Jeff Kuhner</b> <b>PayPal</b> <b>DynCorp International</b>

Sara Sorcher and Lucas Grindley contributed contributed to this article.

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