Hackers from the international community Anonymous tried to hack the sites of administration of the President of Ecuador Rafael Correa. This he reported in his microblog on Twitter.

“(Hacker group) Anonymous tried to hack the system of the presidential administration, according to them, for the “disabling” of the Internet (Julian) Assange,” wrote the head of state. However, he did not specify how successful was this attempt.

Earlier in October, the government of Ecuador has recognizedthat restricted Internet access in its Embassy in London, where the 2012 hidden the founder and editor of WikiLeaks Julian Assange. According to the official version, the reason for this was the publication by WikiLeaks of a number of documents relating to the election of the President of the United States, and the reluctance of Ecuador to be accused of influencing the elections.

The media also reported that the decision of the authorities of Ecuador have been influenced by the US, although they themselves deny it. After turning off the Internet Assange Anonymous hackers announced that, in retaliation, stopped working e-mail the government of Ecuador. “Disable Internet we disable your communication lines”, – they wrote in the Twitter, having attached to record a screenshot, which shows that mail for the Ecuadorian government does not work.

Assange is in the Embassy of Ecuador in London since June 2012. The government of this country granted him asylum, which allowed him to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is suspected of crimes of a sexual nature. The WikiLeaks founder denies the charges and fears that Sweden will deport him to the USA, where the Australian faces a long prison sentence for publishing classified documents.

The President of Ecuador reported on the Anonymous hacker attacks on the sites of his administration 25.10.2016

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