Targeted attacks are being carried out on various Internet information resources belonging to Azerbaijan as part of the cyber attack campaign launched against our country in recent days, said a statement issued by the Electronic Security Service under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport, Report informs.
The agency stated that the main purpose of these DDoS attacks is to limit the availability of services provided through information resources. As a result of the attacks, there were short-term interruptions in the operation of some taxi services and some internet information resources belonging to banks, mass media, and other service areas.
Owners of Internet information resources were informed in advance about potential cyber-attacks and provided with appropriate support. At present, joint measures are being taken with the authorities to prevent attacks and minimize the effects.
Taking into account the recent intensification of cyber-attacks aimed at the Internet resources of Azerbaijan, the owners of Internet information resources are advised to strengthen security measures, constantly monitor their resources, and temporarily limit requests from abroad in cases where it is not necessary.