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29 Oct 2019 | 04:45 PM UTC

Georgia: Cyber attack impacts thousands of websites October 28

Georgia News Alert

Thousands of websites impacted by coordinated cyber attack on October 28; investigation underway

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tbilisi). COUNTRY/REGION Abkhazia

Event

Thousands of state, private, and media websites were impacted by a coordinated cyber attack on Monday, October 28. The interior ministry said on Tuesday, October 29, that the attack may have originated from a foreign source, but the source of the hack remains unclear. Most of the websites affected by the attack are expected to be back online by Tuesday evening (local time). An investigation into the incident is underway.

Advice

Individuals in Georgia are advised to monitor developments to the situation and remain vigilant for suspicious Internet activity.

 

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