German Government Websites Under Severe Cyber Attack

In a news conference Steffen Seibert the head of the German governmental press and information agency told that the government websites including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page have been attacked.

The CyberBerkut pro-Russian organization has claimed the cyber attack on its website.

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Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert

Our service provider’s data center is under a severe attack that has apparently been caused by a variety of external systems,” Steffen Seibert told a government news conference.