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WikiLeaks goes through DDoS Attacks as US Citizens Vote for New President

There have been unrelenting cyber assaults against WikiLeaks during the past 24-hrs, so declared the organization on November 8 via Twitter. The group that exposes secrets published still one more batch of electronic mails seized from the Gmail account of John Podesta the campaign chairman for Hillary Clinton; however, attempts at accessing them usually produces a message saying "internal server error."

In spite of efforts for disabling WikiLeaks through repeated cyber assaults, attackers gained little success because the organization is still influencing outcomes of USA's presidential election via dumping Podesta e-mails while millions of U.S. citizens voted on 8th November. When the unrelenting cyber assaults hit WikiLeaks on Tuesday the 8th, the group posted the 35th bunch of Podesta e-mails. Inquisitr.com posted this dated November 8, 2016.

There is further accusation on WikiLeaks that it conspired with Russia for interfering in the election to benefit presidential candidate Donald Trump, but WikiLeaks denies it. Julian Assange founder of WikiLeaks stated to assert there was enormous pressure on him for halting the publication of the Podesta e-mails. He further denies that the e-mail publication has motivated him because he personally wanted to steer the election's outcome to a particular direction.

The leaked e-mails could be accessed via WikiLeaks' website. The cyber assaults were distributed denial-of-service attacks which normally involves a massive number of distinct IP addresses. Such attacks are executed for destabilizing some network resource thus not enabling users to access it.

The attacks coincide with the day when U.S. citizens prepare to cast their votes for electing the new term's president, causing raised eyebrows all over.

The current election cycle has had WikiLeaks make an enormous impact -within numerous instances apparently gearing voters to vote for Donald Trump.

Russia has been blamed for capturing certain number of the electronic mails which WikiLeaks published including the messages hacked from Podesta's private account. The accusation comes from the government of United States.

Assange downplayed the vague statements based on speculation by intelligence experts for indicating he had an evil loyalty to Russia, stating there wasn't any clue towards linking the electronic mails WikiLeaks posted with Moscow.

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