Timed to coincide German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Athens
, Anonymous posted a YouTube video criticizing the elaborate security measures and curfew taken to safeguard Merkel, comparing the government to the Greek Junta.
reported Anonymous used the tag-line #OpSolidarityGreece to publicise their attack on Twitter. According to Ta Nea
government sites that were attacked included the Ministry of Public Order and Protection Ombudsman, the Police, the Ministry of Justice, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In September Digital Journal
reported Anonymous disabled the New York website of Greek political party Golden Dawn. The website remains down.