City takes Anonymous cyber threat seriously

City takes Anonymous cyber threat seriously

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Anonymous is calling for action against Albuquerque demanding a protest at police headquarters this weekend.

The cyber superpower which is known for its attacks against government and banking websites has caught the city’s attention in a YouTube video.

It was posted earlier this week in response to the fatal foothills shooting of James Boyd.

The video also directs people to download software to harm two of the city’s websites.

City officials say they’re taking the threats seriously and have contacted the feds. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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