Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Cyber Attacks on Georgia's Websites Continue

Ben Bain writes on

As a shaky truce that halted the military conflict between Russia and Georgia took hold today, Georgia’s Internet infrastructure continued to be plagued by cyberattacks, according to observers who have been monitoring the attacks.

Today, more than 20 Georgian government Web sites, three commercial financial institutions and two media outlets remain off-line, said John Bumgarner, the research director for Security Technology at the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit. He has been monitoring the situation from the United States. The US-CCU is an independent, nonprofit research institute, originally established at the request of senior U.S. government officials.

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