Presidential Representation in Crimea declares hacker attack organized by occupation secret services
The office of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea announced on July 28 about a hacker attack organized by the occupying FSB, which was aimed at obtaining information about the activities of the mission.
This was reported on the representative's Facebook page.
"Within the framework of interdepartmental cooperation and coordination by the Representation of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the Main Directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a targeted cyber attack on a mission organized by a hacker group controlled by the FSB was neutralized", - it is said in the message.
It is noted that the above-mentioned state bodies will continue interdepartmental cooperation and coordination aimed at daily protection of the work of state bodies on Crimea and protection of the rights and interests of Ukrainians affected by the occupation.
What is known
- The National Security and Defense Council has discovered a new type of DDOS attacks that can disconnect almost the entire country from the Internet. In June 2020, one of the new types of DDOS attacks became the largest in history, it caused the disconnection of 15% of the world's Internet and a number of backbone providers for 30 minutes. The source of this type of attack is a network of compromised "smart home" (IoT) devices. In most cases, access to these devices was carried out by cracking standard passwords. The attackers gained access to remote control and then attacked.