The hacker, who tweets from @LiteMods, claimed duties for the assault on the three web sites in assist of protests in opposition to police brutality in Nigeria.
The most recent cyberattacks had been part of coordinated assaults by hacktivists on Nigerian government-owned web sites and social media accounts.
Hours earlier, the web site of Nigeria’s central financial institution was hacked.
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You need to have anticipated us.
four The Folks
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— Nameless (@LiteMods) October 16, 2020
“Nigerian authorities, we won’t permit this corruption,” the hacker tweeted late on Friday. “We won’t permit this police brutality. Your web sites of @officialEFCC have been taken-down thus far by my assaults and extra can be subsequent.”
Protests broke out in Nigeria final week in opposition to police brutality, with hundreds of younger folks calling for the scrapping of a Particular Anti-Theft Squad, a police unit that has been accused of committing crimes together with homicide.
The protests have drawn hundreds of primarily younger demonstrators onto the streets and on-line in essentially the most concerted present of individuals energy in Nigeria in years.
Crowd-sourced donations have poured in for the largely leaderless #EndSARS motion, supporters stated.
One group, the Feminist Coalition, stated it had obtained contributions price greater than $175,000 (150,000 euros).
The collective stated it had paid authorized charges and medical payments for injured protesters, donated to households of victims, and purchased meals, water and face masks for folks at demonstrations.