CIA Website Allegedly Attacked By LulzSec Hackers

( The homepage of the Central Intelligence Agency,, appeared to have been suffered an attack from a hacker group on Wednesday evening.

The CIA site would not load properly and confirmed that the site was down. However, ReadWriteWeb’s Curt Hopkins, who notes that he lives across the country from CIA headquarters, said the website appeared “normal.”

LulzSec, a hacker group that has attacked the Senate website twice in a week, claimed responsibility for the outage in a tweet.

“Tango down – – for the lulz,” @LulzSec tweeted around 5:48PM ET.

LulzSec recently announced that it had established a hotline at which it would be accepting requests for new sites and services to target. LulzSec has claimed responsibility for attacks on Sony, gaming company Bethesda,, as well as gaming sites Minecraft and League of Legends. The group’s motto reads, “Laughing at your security since 2011.”

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