Hackers hit Swedish Web sites in support of Assange
Julian Assange speaks to the public from a window of the Ecuadorian embassy in London in August.
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A group of supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed responsibility today for hacking into and jamming several Swedish government Web sites, according to the Associated Press.
Initiating a denial-of-service attacks, the hacking group reportedly took down the Web sites of the Swedish government, armed forces, and the Swedish Institute for several hours.
According to the Associated Press, it isn’t clear who was behind the attacks but an unidentified…