China launches cyber attacks on government websites and banks following India massacre

Grace Macrae reports:

China has opened another front against India with sustained cyber attacks targeting government websites and banking systems.

The Chinese DDOS (distributed denial of service) attacks have targeted information websites and the country’s financial payments system. DDOS attacks are malicious attempts to overwhelm a network by flooding it with artificially created internet traffic. A variety of targets were zeroed in on, amid growing tensions over border disputes in the Kashmir region.

At least 20 Indian soldiers have died in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh.

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