Several websites of the government of Taiwan were crippled on Saturday, 1st of August 2015. The Asian hacktivist and activist entities who identify themselves as Anonymous have claimed responsibility for the attack. They have indicated that the attack on the government of Taiwan has just begun.
On the same Saturday, Anonymous boasted on Facebook of their conquests. Screenshots of the attacks of Education Ministry, National Defence Ministry, National Academy of Education Research, and the President’s Office in Taiwan, were posted on the page.
A botnet were used for the attack which majorly involves using multiple internet connections and devices to flood websites [...]