Ministry, police and Crimea summit websites victims of cyber-attack

The websites of the Czech Ministry of the Interior and police force were down for two hours on Tuesday morning after being hit by a cyber-attack. A spokesperson told the Czech News Agency that they had been the victims of a DDoS attack.

The news site reported that the website of the Crimea Platform international summit, which was taking place in Prague, was also down. A spokesperson for the Czech lower house speaker said it was believed that Russia was behind the incident.

Author: Ian Willoughby