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February 24, 2022

DDoS attacks against Russian websites

On 24 Feb 2022, we reported seeing DDoS attacks prominent websites of Russian banks and government agencies.

The websites of Sberbank and Alfabank became targets of DDoS attacks as well as the website of the Kremlin which is hosted by AS8291 (Russia State Internet Network).

These attacks were covered in an article by the Associated Press entitled, Cyberattacks accompany Russian military assault on Ukraine.

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Doug Madory

Doug Madory is the Director of Internet Analysis for Kentik where he works on Internet infrastructure analysis. The Washington Post dubbed him “The Man who can see the Internet” for his reputation in identifying significant developments in the global layout of the Internet. Doug is regularly quoted by major news outlets about developments ranging from national blackouts to BGP hijacks to the activation of submarine cables. Prior to Kentik, he was the lead analyst for Oracle’s Internet Intelligence team (formerly Dyn Research and Renesys).

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