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The Russian state-owned bank VTB said it was hit by an “unprecedented cyber-attack from abroad”

Multimedia 16:35 06 Dec, 2022
The Russian state-owned bank VTB said it was hit by an “unprecedented cyber-attack from abroad”

The Russian state-owned bank VTB said it was hit by an “unprecedented cyber-attack from abroad”, which it said was the largest cyber-attack in its history.

Qazet.az reports that in a statement, it said it was repelling the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, and warned of temporary difficulties in accessing its mobile app and website.

The statement reads:

The bank’s technological infrastructure is under an unprecedented cyber attack from abroad. The largest not only this year, but in the whole time the bank has operated.