Hackers Target Russia In Epic Fashion

Reuters is reporting that the official website of the Kremlin has appears to have been pwned by hackers:

The official website of the Kremlin, the office of Russian President Vladimir Putin, kremlin.ru, was down on Saturday, following reports of denial of service (DDoS) attacks on various other Russian government and state media websites.

But it actually could be worse than that:

Ukraine’s state telecommunications agency announced on Saturday that six Russian government websites, inclduing the Kremlin’s, were down, according to The Kyiv Independent.

The agency also stated that the Russian media regulator’s website had gone down, and that hackers had got Russian TV channels to play the Ukrainian music.

This comes after calls for Ukraine based hackers to attack Russian IT infrastructure. And joining the fight is the hacker collective Anonymous who have called for attacks on Russia:

It seems that the war in cyberspace is on.

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