Saturday, 12 December 2015
Trump Tower website has outage after Anonymous' anti-Trump rant
The website for Trump Towers, Donald Trump's glitzy signature skyscraper in Manhattan, went offline for about an hour on Friday after activist hacking group Anonymous denounced the real-estate mogul and Republican presidential front-runner for his anti-Muslim comments.
The website for 68-story Trump Towers (http://trumptowerny.com), which Trump often uses for his presidential campaign, was down after Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) announced on Twitter: "Trump Towers NY site taken down as statement against racism and hatred. http://www.trumptowerny.com/(what you see is cloudflare offline backup)"
Earlier this week, the group posted a video on YouTube with a message that read: "Donald Trump think twice before you speak anything. You have been warned Mr. Donald Trump."
The group's warning to Trump came days after the outspoken billionaire proposed to temporarily bar Muslims from entering the United States in response to last week's shooting spree in San Bernardino by two Muslims who the FBI said had been radicalized.