Anonymous Threatens to 'Erase NYSE from the Internet'
2011.10.05 09:53 by Daniela
Tags: Anonymous, hackers
The hacker group Anonymous threatened on Monday that on October 10 they would launch a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on NYSE, which would “erase” it “from the internet”.
"On Oct. 10, NYSE shall be erased from the Internet. On Oct. 10, expect a day that will never, ever be forgotten," intoned a computer-generated male voice common to many Anonymous videos, in a warning posted on TheAnonMessage YouTube channel.
"We will not stand by and watch the system take over our way of life," the video declares. "We the people shall stand against the government's inaction. We the people will not be witnesses to your corruption and ill-gotten profits. We will not labor for your leisure. We will not assist you in any way.
"This is why we choose to declare our war against the New York Stock Exchange. We can no longer stay silent as the population is being exploited and forced to make sacrifices in the name of profit.
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