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Russia DDoS Election Interference Attack


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In response toreports of a DDoS attacklaunched to interfere with Russian elections, IT security experts commented below.

Sean Newman, Director of Product Management atCorero Network Security:

“Reports of DDoS attacks on the Russian, or any other government, elections come as no surprise. There’s no better time to make your point, whether it’s political, moral or otherwise, whichever side of the political fence you sit. One thing you can say though is that it’s typically virtually impossible to determine the true source of the attack, as where the DDoS traffic emanates from is almost certainly not directly related to eitherthe attacker, those who funded the attacks, or the geographical region they are located in.

“You’re not going to stop the sources of these attacks from trying to make their point, but you can protect the integrity of the systems being used for the...(continued)

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