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Hackers down Russian presidential site in ‘powerful cyber-attack’

Posted by on Friday, March 14th, 2014 @ 2:45 pm.

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By RT staff

Posted March 14, 2014

Unidentified hackers brought down the Russian presidency’s site and the Central Bank’s web page in a wave of online attacks. The website is now operational for most users.

"A powerful cyber-attack is underway on the [Kremlin] site," a Kremlin spokeswoman said, adding they had been unable to discern who had carried out the attack.

Photo from: mashable.com

Photo from: mashable.com

Specialists are now working to eliminate any disruption caused by the ongoing cyber-assault. An investigation has also been launched into the source of the hack attack.

“A serious DDoS attack is currently underway, not only on the Kremlin site, but also a number of other web portals,” the Kremlin’s press service told Russian news agency ITAR-TASS, confirming this is the most powerful cyber-attack ever carried out on the presidential site.

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1 Comment for “Hackers down Russian presidential site in ‘powerful cyber-attack’”

  1. There’s just something about this story that cracks me up.

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