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Ukrainian websites hit by cyberattack amid tensions with Russia

January 14, 2022

Via: The Hill

Several Ukrainian government websites were hit by what officials called a “massive cyberattack” on Friday as hackers took control and posted messages warning Ukraine to “be afraid and expect worse.”

In the early hours of Friday morning, Oleg Nikolenko, a spokesperson for Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, tweeted that “the websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of other government agencies are temporarily down” from the cyberattack.

“Our specialists have already started restoring the work of IT systems, and the cyberpolice has opened an investigation,” he wrote.

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