Bank on Lithuania under cyber attack

  • 2012-02-02
  • From wire reports
VILNIUS - Early in the morning of Jan. 27, a cyber attack was launched against the information systems of the Bank of Lithuania in order to interrupt the functioning of its Web site and other services provided online, the Bank said in a statement, reports ELTA. The Bank says that the attacks were made from Russia, the Ukraine, Switzerland, China, USA, Canada and other states.The cyber attack launched against the bank was of the DDoS (Distributed denial-of-service) type of attacks. The method of these attacks is to use a huge amount of data, via the computer network, to overload the...
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