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DDoS attacks in Q1 2022

April 25, 2022

The DDoS landscape in Q1 2022 was shaped by the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine: a significant part of all DDoS-related news concerned these countries. In mid-January, the website of Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko was hit by a DDoS attack, and the websites of a number of Ukrainian ministries were defaced. In mid-February, DDoS attacks affected the website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense, online services of Oschadbank and PrivatBank, as well as the hosting provider Mirohost. Around the same time, PrivatBank customers received fake text messages about out-of-service ATMs, seemingly intended to sow panic.

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