A group of pro-Russian hackers paralyzes the Japanese government’s website

The Japanese government’s web portal was hacked and made inaccessible due to the actions of a pro-Russian hacking group that has claimed responsibility for the incident.

The National Center for Incident Preparedness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has detailed that the government website was the subject of a so-called “DDoS” attack, in which hackers overwhelm a network and send deluges of data from multiple sources over a period of time. little time, reported the ‘Japan Times’.

The pro-Russian hacker group that claimed responsibility for the attack, Killnet, explained its crimes in a message on Telegram, according to the aforementioned newspaper.

A group of pro-Russian hackers paralyzes the Japanese government’s website
A group of pro-Russian hackers paralyzes the Japanese government’s website

In addition, the hacker group has asserted that it is rebelling against Japan’s “militarism” and “kicking the samurai,” according to the Kyodo agency.

Japan Public Administration website features include allowing people to request public services from local governments, collecting comments on specific topics, viewing laws and changes in laws, and providing a directory of various government sites.

Previously, “Killnet” has already launched cyber attacks on the government websites of countries that supported Ukraine after the Russian invasion of their territory.

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