Ukrainian public broadcaster’s websites under Russian cyberattack

Ukrainian public broadcaster’s websites under Russian cyberattack

Russia’s hacker group that goes by the name of Solntsepyok took responsibility for attacking the websites of Ukraine’s public broadcaster, UA:PBC.

This was reported by the broadcaster’s press service, Ukrinform saw.

"Part of our sites is temporarily down. We are addressing the issue. At the same time, all Suspilne News platforms, in particular the site, are working without interruption," the broadcaster’s team said in a statement.

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As Ukrinform reported earlier, Ukrainian experts blocked 24 million cyberattacks in April alone. According to Volodymyr Kondrashov, a spokesman for the State Special Communications Protection Service, Russia applies the same tactics in cyberspace as it does on the conventional battlefield — they try to attack civilian infrastructure.

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