The health Ministry reported the reflection of a large-scale hacker attack

In the night of Saturday, the website of the Ministry of health of Russia has undergone to hacker attack, which the Agency called “the most ambitious in recent years.” As explained in the Ministry, technical services successfully repelled the attack

The Ministry of health of Russia said that on the night of Saturday, February 11, on the Ministry’s website was “the largest in recent years,” hacker attack. This is stated in the message on the Ministry’s website.

“Last night the information resources of the Ministry has undergone a massive hacker attack, which in the peak load reached 4 million searches per minute. No impact this attack had, except for the necessary time (14 minutes) off of the official website of the Ministry”, — the press-service of the Ministry.

The Ministry said that on behalf of the head of Department Veronika Skvortsova, the team members also tested the information resources of the Ministry of health. In addition, the report said that the attack did not threaten the safety of personal data or information containing medical secrecy.

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