VATICAN CITY — The hacking group Anonymous made a successful attempt to temporarily take down several of the Vatican’s websites yesterday, but the pages are now all back online.
Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi acknowledged to the Register that the Vatican website “has been attacked” but would not say any more. Italy’s postal and communications police were informed March 7 around noon local time that several of the Holy See’s websites were being targeted, disabling them for a few hours in the afternoon.
The cyber siege was reported to have breached a number of firewalls, each named after biblical prophets or the archangels Michael, Raphael and Gabriel. All its webpages are now...READ MORE