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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Ingushetia.ru hacked - January 2008


DATE:
2008-01

AFFECTED COUNTRIES:
Russia (Ingushetia)

AFFECTED SITES:
ingushetia.ru

EFFECT OF ATTACKS:
Website taken down.

SOURCE COUNTRY:
Russia

ALLEGED ATTACKERS:
Russian government

TYPE OF ATTACK:
n/a

ATTACK SPECIFICS:
n/a

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
Not many details are given, but the owner of the site accused Russian officials of "hacking" it to take it down. Not sure if it was a DDoS or other form of censorship.

URLS:
1. http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKL3185572220080131


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