AT: Corona mass tests: Cyber ​​attack and data breach paralyzed website

Josef Gebhard reports (translated):

On Wednesday midnight, the website of the Ministry of Health went online, where you can register for the corona mass tests. For now, the offer is only available for Vienna, where the tests will start at three locations next Friday. But just a few hours after www.österreich-testet.at started , the first problems arose . Numerous users complained about failures of the site on Wednesday morning. The reason: a cyber attack, as a spokeswoman for the ministry explained to the KURIER. Unknown people tried to bring the system to its knees with a flood of requests.

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