[HackerNews] Massive Cyber Attack Knocks Down Ukrainian Government Websites

No fewer than 70 websites operated by the Ukrainian government went offline on Friday for hours in what appears to be a coordinated cyber attack amid heightened tensions with Russia.
“As a result of a massive cyber attack, the websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of other government agencies are temporarily down,” Oleg Nikolenko, MFA spokesperson, tweeted.
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