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Soca have confirmed that their website continues to be offline following a hacking attempt.
A spokesman stressed that the attack did not pose any operational threat.
A Soca spokesman said the distributed denial of service attack (DDOS), which involves web addresses being hit by a flood of visits, did "not pose any security risk to the organisation".
Previous DDOS attacks have been linked to the loose-knit international "hacktivist" group Anonymous.
The Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) website has been taken temporarily offline after a distributed denial of service attack by computer hackers, a spokesman said today.