Egyptian Cyber Fighters Attack Awramba Times Web Site
Awramba Times (Phoenix, Arizona) – Awramba Times website has been attacked by cyber fighters from the office of Mohamed Raafat Shehata, on Friday June 14, 2013. This attack comes in the aftermath of Egyptian politicians bellicose rhetoric against the constraction of Ethiopia’s grand renaissance dam.
Attackers from the Egyptian Intelligence office warned Awramba Times stressing ” Hello , for the last month we are watching you and your government. We are the voice of Egyptian people that you should hear. We will not stand here and watching you playing and doing your stupid deals with Israel and we are the victim. It is just the beginning”
Following this malicious attack , Awramba Times had been down for more than six hours while the warning picture and message displayed on the website.”Their arrogance testifies against them” said Awramba Times editor, Dawit Kebede. “ill intentions and undermining freedom of expression don’t enable Egyptians to own the Nile water; we will keep exposing their bellicose warnings against a sovereign state in the 21 century.”
Egyptian intelligence office is the second government organ to attack awramba times website next to the Addis Ababa based Information Network Security Agency (INSA)