Bulgarian Government Hit By Cyberattack Blamed On Russian Hacking Group

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports:

The websites of the Bulgarian presidency and several other government ministries were the target of a large-scale cyberattack, the Prosecutor-General’s Office said on October 15, blaming Russian hackers.

Prosecutor-General Ivan Geshev described it as a “serious problem,” calling it “an attack on the Bulgarian state.”

In addition to the president’s office, the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack paralyzed the websites of the Defense Ministry, the Interior Ministry, the Justice Ministry, and the Constitutional Court, Geshev said.

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