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Fri Jan 14, 2022, 05:07 AM

Ukraine: Government websites down after a hacking attack

KYIV, Ukraine A number of government websites in Ukraine were down on Friday after a huge hacking attack, Ukrainian officials and media reports said.

"As a result of a massive hacking attack, the websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of other government agencies are temporarily down. Our specialists are already working on restoring the work of IT systems," spokesman of Ukraine's Foreign Ministry Oleg Nikolenko wrote on Facebook on Friday.

According to the Ukrainskaya Pravda newspaper, websites of the country's Cabinet, seven ministries, the Treasury, the National Emergency Service and the state services website were unavailable as the result of the hack.

The report also said that the Foreign Ministry's website contained a message in Ukrainian, Russian and Polish, saying that Ukrainians' personal data has been leaked to the public domain. "Be afraid and expect the worst. This is for your past, present and future," the message read, in part.

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brush Jan 2022 #1
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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Jan 14, 2022, 05:33 AM

1. Uh-oh. Could this be a prelude to a Russian attack, creating...

confusion and cutting some lines of communication?

I just heard a report that 100,000 Russian troops are massed on the Ukrainian border. If they invade it will put pressure on us and European allies to come the Ukrainians aide, which could mean military action.

That might have to happen as it would be the only way to stop Putin from thinking he can take back old Soviet territory when ever he feels like it.

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Fri Jan 14, 2022, 01:46 PM

2. Possibly

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