DDoS attack on Ukraine’s election commission website

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The official website of Ukraine’s election commission was under massive DDoS attack by unknown hackers on the eve of country’s parliamentary polls.As per the information from Ukrainian officials, the official election commission website of Ukraine (www.cvk.gov) was attacked just a day before the general elections within the country.

The information security service stated that there was a DDoS attack on the commission’s site.Breeze elections within Ukraine were called in August as soon as the President Petro Poroshenko had been pressurized by the masses to get rid of the lawmakers who have been linked with the overthrown regime of Viktor Yanukovych. Approximately 36 million Ukrainians will probably participate within the general elections.

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“Any statements regarding the alleged successful unauthorized intrusions into the cyber space of the Central Election Commission or the elements of the elections systems do not correspond to the facts. Hackers are controlling nothing”,Markiyan Lubkivskyy, an adviser to the Ukrainian Security Service said.

The leaders of Donetsk and Lugansk, the breakaway regions, have refused to give permission for the polls to be held within those regions. The population of these areas is around three million.

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