The largest banks of Russia was subjected to powerful DDoS-attacks


Крупнейшие банки России подверглись мощным DDoS-атакам

Five largest Russian banks on Tuesday, November 8, the subject of cyber attacks. On Wednesday, reports RIA “Novosti”, citing a source close to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

“The Central Bank know about these attacks. Involved bot not from the “Internet of things”. Power is not very big. Under attack about five banks since yesterday,” said the source, noting that the hacking attacks it is exposed to large credit institutions.

In “Sberbank” reported a reflection of powerful cyberattacks, but the failure of the service to customers was not. The attack came with tens of thousands of machines distributed across multiple dozens of countries. Security system of the Bank has worked securely.

“Alfa-Bank” also said that he was among the remaining banks were subjected to a DDoS attack, but it was short and weak and did not affect the operation of the systems.

In the anti-virus company “Kaspersky Lab” noted that the series of hacker attacks has become the first in this year a large-scale DDoS-wave aimed at the Russian credit organizations.


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