Russian-Speaking Hackers Target US Websites In A Series of Cyberattacks

A pro-Putin hacking cell has announced plans to wreak havoc across official US websites over the next three days.

The website is believed to have been subject to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, which seeks to disrupt a site by flooding it with web traffic in a bid to try and knock it offline.

For each of the websites, the hackers have detailed how they plan to disrupt the services.

Russian-speaking hackers knock US state government websites offline | CNN Politics

Russian-speaking hackers on Wednesday claimed responsibility for knocking offline state government websites in Colorado, Kentucky and Mississippi, among other states — the latest example of apparent politically motivated hacking following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Russian hackers reveal list of American targets for attack

The alleged attack by Killnet temporarily knocked out several government websites on Wednesday.

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Montenegro wrestles with massive cyberattack; Russia blamed

The coordinated attack, which started around Aug. 20, crippled online government information platforms and put Montenegro?s essential infrastructure at high risk.

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