According to the Deputy head of the presidential administration Dmitry shymkiv, the Internet-site of the President were subjected to an organized attack.
“15:15 we see the response of Russians to the President’s Decree, which mentioned the closure of access to Russian social networks. The Internet-site of the President were subjected to an organized attack – we see a simulation of transitions and a DDOS attack with all the resources of Yandex and VK, which creates artificial traffic to download and “put” the server up. Our it professionals have the situation under control, the threat to the Internet-resource “, – he said.
As reported, today President Poroshenko signed the decree about introduction of sanctions against Russia.
As stated in the Supplement to the presidential decree, the decision to ban Internet service providers providing services for user access to the Internet resources services “Mail.ru” (www.mail.ru) and the social networks “Vkontakte” (www.vk.com) and “Classmates” (www.ok.ru), as well as a number of the services portal of the Russian yandex.ru and other Russian resources.
It is noted that sanctions against Russian Internet resources is for three years.