Anonymous continues campaign against Iran

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Anonymous is supporting demonstrators protesting the death of Mahsa Amini
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Anonymous is supporting demonstrators protesting the death of Mahsa Amini

The group has attacked state media and websites, as well as sharing information on how to bypass restrictions on internet use.

Hacktivist collective Anonymous has concentrated its operations on Iran since the beginning of this month's widespread demonstrations, and claims to have compromised many websites belonging to the ...

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