Hackers claim CIA site takedown

A CIA website was apparently knocked out of commission by hackers on Wednesday, US time.

The US spy agency's cia.gov website stopped responding and members of a Lulz Security hacker group claimed credit in a message at microblogging service Twitter.

Attempts by AFP to reach the website were met with a message saying the seb page was not available.

"Tango down - cia.gov," the Twitter message read. "For the lulz."

A CIA spokesman was not available for comment.


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