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Major blackouts across Puerto Rico. Are the DDoS and the fire linked?

A large fire at the Luma’s Monacillo electrical substation in San Juan for Puerto Rico’s new electricity provider, Luma Energy, caused major blackouts across Puerto Rico on Thursday.

“The fire caused major blackouts across the entire island. The situation is under assessment and work is being done to restore the system,” LUMA Energy tweeted.

The same day the blackout took place, the company announced that a major DDoS attack disrupted its online services.

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