170 DDoS attacks launched on Ukrainian government bodies in six months

170 DDoS attacks launched on Ukrainian government bodies in six months

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About 170 DDoS attacks were launched on the government bodies of Ukraine in last six months.

A representative of the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine told this to Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council Oleksandr Turchynov, Ukrayinska Pravda reports.

"About 15,000 events of information security events, including 170 DDoS attacks, were launched on the government bodies of Ukraine in last six months," the representative said.

According to him, "14 central executive authorities have been already connected to the State Centre for Cyber Protection, and the works to connect another 12 bodies are ongoing."

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