Cyberattack on Colorado state website follows Russian hacktivist threat

Kevin Collier reports:

Colorado state officials said the government’s website was taken offline Wednesday, the result of an apparent cyberattack that came shortly after a known Russia-based hacker group posted on Telegram that it would be targeting U.S. state websites.

Colorado’s website was rendered inaccessible for much of the day Wednesday, and its portal page remained offline Thursday. The state temporarily redirected to a replacement site for essential services, a spokesperson for the state said in an email to NBC News.

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