First it was South Africa’s Space Agency that was attacked. Now it’s their justice department. Dan Meyer reports:
The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has confirmed that it has become the victim of a malicious cyber security hack, with all electronic services provided by the Department – including the issuing of letters of authority, bail services, email, and the departmental website – currently offline as tech experts endeavour to restore stability to internal systems.
The department has issued a statement confirming the breach, which has significantly impacted their functioning.
Read more on The South African. No group has as yet claimed responsibility publicly, it seems, but it will likely show up shortly.