Ukrainian postal service hit by 48-hour cyber-attack

2017/8/11 11:35:17

Ukraine's national postal service has suffered a 48-hour-long DDoS attack to its website


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From BBC News. Aug 10, 2017

 

Ukraine's national postal service has been hit by a two-day-long cyber-attack targeting its online system that tracks parcels.

 

Unknown hackers carried out a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against Ukrposhta's website.

 

The attack began on Monday morning, but ended shortly after 21:00 local time (1900 BST).

 

However, Ukrposhta reported on Facebook that the DDoS attack continued again on Tuesday.

 

"Friends, we've been DDoSed," the company in a post on Tuesday. "During the first wave of the attack, which began yesterday in the morning, our IT services could normalise the situation, and after 17:00, all the services on the site worked properly.

 

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