DoJ website hacked by Anonymous? Update: Who is responsible? Update: Site has been restored

The U.S. Department of Justice website is down this evening. It appears it may have been knocked offline by a hacker. Stay tuned for updates.

Update:

It is unclear whether Anonymous was responsible. Other hackers, some of them linked to Anonymous, are claiming credit:

This is ChannelZeroYT’s Twitter bio:

ChannelZeroYT

The Department of Justice is the chief law enforcement agency for the federal government. If its website is not secure, that is troubling.

Update:

This Twitter user was among the first to tweet about the incident:

Update:

Why aren’t the media covering this? Again, we are talking about the website of the federal government’s primary criminal investigation and enforcement agency.

Update:

The site has been restored.

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