Middle East | Trump Tower website has outage after Anonymous' anti-Trump rant

Trump Tower website has outage after Anonymous’ anti-Trump rant

December 11, 2015 12:37 PM (UTC+8)

 

(From Reuters)

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.

Trump Tower entrance in New York City
Trump Tower entrance in New York City

The website for 68-story Trump Towers (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. 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.”

A spokesperson for Trump Towers was not immediately reachable for a comment.

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. Read more

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