Ukraine Domain Sites Down, Including Ukrainian Ministry of Defense and Banks

The  Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Privatbank, and Oschadbank have announced that they have been targeted by DDOS attacks amid High Tensions with Russia. 

“Real-time network data show a loss of connectivity to #Ukraine’s State Savings Bank, impacting ATM and banking services; disruptions also reported on Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces networks; incident comes amid heightened tensions with Russia,” confirmed Netblocks. 

The ministry later reported that they are already trying to fix their site while Privatbank and Oschadbank said they have managed to restore services but expect more attacks. 

“Scheduled technical work is currently underway on the restoration of the regular functioning of the web portal of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. Official communication will be provided through the Ministry of Defense pages on Facebook and Twitter, as well as ArmyInform,” said the Ministry.

There was no direct attribution of the attack to Russia or any other state or non-state actor while there is still no information of other portals have been affected as well. 

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