Kremlin and Russia's TASS news agency websites offline following attacks

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edited March 2022 in News & Blogs

As widely anticipated, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has heated up on cyberspace in the days since Vladimir Putin ordered his troops and tanks to invade.

This weekend saw the Kremlin's official website at kremlin.ru brought down, along with other Russian government sites, in what appears to have been a co-ordinated distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

Other Russian institutions, including the Bank of Russia, appear to have taken the precaution of putting DDoS mitigation protections in place in an attempt to stem any assault from forcing their websites offline - although only time will tell how prepared they are if the size of the online attacks increases.

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