The famous WikiLeaks website disappeared on Tuesday in an apparent cyberattack after the publication of thousands of secret of the US State Department cables by the anti-secrecy organization which raised new concerns in relation to the exposure of confidential U.S. embassy sources.
WikiLeaks.org is presently under attack,” the group said on Twitter late Tuesday. An hour later reached the site and the cables are not available. Wikileaks updated his Twitter account saying he was “still under a cyber attack” trailer and headed for the cable to a mirror or a system of separate research, the attack comes apparent cyber cablegatesearch.net.
The current and former U.S. officials said the cable has recently published – and concern for the protection of sources – are creating a new source of diplomatic setbacks and embarrassing for the Obama administration. It was not immediately clear who checked behind the Associated Press attack.The more than 2,000 cable recently published by WikiLeaks. They contained the identities of more than 90 sources, protection and whose names had asked the authors had tried to protect cable.
Authorities said the disclosure in the last week of more than 125,000 sensitive documents by Wikileaks, far more than previously reported, other informants at risk and endangers the foreign policy of the United States to achieve. Officials would not comment on the authenticity of the documents disclosed, but he says the speed and method of the new versions, including some 50,000 in one day, presented new complications.
“The United States strongly condemns any unlawful disclosure of classified information,” the spokesman for the State Department said Victoria Nuland. “In addition to damage our diplomatic efforts, it endangers those related to security products and services, threatens our national security and undermine our efforts to solve the common problems for countries to work. We remain concerned about the illegal information and concerns and risks to people