RIGA – According to the Latvian Information Technology Security Incident Response Institution (Cert.lv), yesterday's cyber-attack on the popular Latvian social-networking website draugiem.lv was not a threat to national security nor the election process.
Furthermore, no personal information was obtained by the hackers.
As reported, the popular Latvian social networking web-site draugiem.lv was hacked on Saturday, LETA observed.
After the hack, when entering the web-site, visitors were ''greeted'' with the Russian flag and Russian anthem.
A message was also posted, promoting a so-called ''Russian world''.
Meanwhile, Draugiem Group spokesman Janis Palkavnieks confirmed that the web-site was hacked yesterday.
The web-site was down for several hours to determine the circumstances of the hack.