More militant Islamist websites have been shut down today, eight days after the popular al Ekhlass website disappeared off the web. Al Ekhlaas fans are beginning to lose hope of being able to log onto what was once the number one militant Islamist forum on the web. The Hindustan Times quoted sources close to U.S. intelligence as saying that "hackers knocked out Al Qaeda's online means of communication, thus preventing them from posting anything to commemorate 911 anniversary." The paper also said Western intelligence suspects two hackers were responsible: Aaron Weisburd from Internet Haganah and Rusty Shackleford from the web group My Pet Jawa.
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