Russia’s Embassy in London website targeted in cyberattack


The website of the Russian Embassy in the UK was targeted by hackers. The mission says there are grounds to believe that the attack originated from Britain.

The embassy apologized to internet users after the operations of its website were disrupted by a cyberattack in the late afternoon on Monday. The Russian mission’s page was “brutally hacked,” it said in a statement.

The investigation into the cyberattack is underway, but there are grounds to believe that the hack was carried out from the British territory, the embassy added.

The operations of the website have since then been restored and it’s now working in a routine manner.

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Source: RT