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Posted on: 14 Nov 2016 

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster

Russian banks affected by DDoS attacks!


It has been reported that at least five Russian banks have been affected by DDoS attacks. A wave of attacks started on Tuesday afternoon last week, these attacks continued for the next 2 days. Some of the banks affected by these attacks include Alfabank and Sberbank, both banks have confirmed that DDoS attacks affected their online services.

There are early indications that the attacks were caused by a Mirai IoT botnet, however this hasn’t been confirmed yet. The last attack on this scale against the banks in Russia was in October 2015, 8 major institutions were targeted during this attack.

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