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Pro-govt Group CÖF: Organization’s Website Subject of DoS Attacks

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.10.21.

The website of the pro-government Civic Union Forum (CÖF) and associated CÖKA foundation, currently organizing a Peace March for the Oct 23 national holiday, came under denial-of-service (DoS) cyber-attacks in the past two days, the organization said on Thursday.

The attacks originated from several countries, attempting to thwart the organising of the Oct 23 march which is expected to attract hundreds of thousands of people, the statement added.

Experts are working on resolving the problem and 15,000 volunteers are helping around the country with preparations for the march, it added.

Primaries Site Suffers Another Overload Attack on Last Day, Several Gov't-critical Portals Unavailable over Weekend
Primaries Site Suffers Another Overload Attack on Last Day, Several Gov't-critical Portals Unavailable over Weekend

"We don't know who the perpetrators are yet, nor whether the attack was carried out on party orders or by private individuals," Mérce said.Continue reading

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