International hacker collective, Anonymous, has taken credit for shutting down the website of the Central Intelligence Agency, reports Techland.
As of 4:15 pm Friday afternoon, the CIA website, cia.gov, was unable to load. Anonymous-affliate Twitter account, YourAnonNews, tweeted:
CIA TANGO DOWN: https://www.cia.gov/ #Anonymous (via @RT_America) http://goo.gl/zBW2b
This is just the latest takedown by the secret group. Anonymous previously took down the websites of the FBI, the Boston Police Department, the U.S. Copyright Office, and Deparment of Justice in retalition for the arrest of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.