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Government Faces Massive DDoS Attacks Following Protests

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Jul
2021
Government Faces Massive DDoS Attacks Following Protests

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Earlier this year, in a country populated with over 50 million people, a series of protests began due to higher taxes, corruption and a healthcare reform proposed by the government. Although the government authorities had anticipated the protests would be widespread, no one suspected that a massive cyberattack would be launched on multiple assets of the government’s networks with the intent of bringing it down. Shortly after the attack began, a notorious group of hackers came forward and claimed responsibility for the three-wave attack lasting two weeks.

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