Pro-Russian Hackers Take Down German Government Websites

The CyberBerkut hacker group recently claimed responsibility for a series of DDoS attacks that took down German government websites for several hours on January 7, 2015, including those for German chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s foreign ministry.

The attacks were launched soon before a planned meeting between Merkel and Ukrainian prime minister Arseny Yatseniuk.

While Merkel’s spokesman offered no information on who may have been reponsible, Reuters reports that Yatseniuk told Germany’s ZDF TV, “I strongly recommend that the Russian secret services stop spending taxpayer money for cyber attacks against the Bundestag

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