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Russia's Yandex suffers biggest cyberattack yet

Russian Internet corporation Yandex revealed on Tuesday that the company's servers experienced the biggest known denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in Russia's online space last weekend.

Cloudflare, an American web infrastructure firm and a partner of Yandex confirmed the record large scale of the cyberattack. The spokesperson for Russia's tech giant mentioned that a part of the nation's infrastructure has been threatened.

Although the attack was repelled by filtration systems, the strikes continued this week as well. Experts believe the hackers used a new botnet that allegedly was built using Latvian equipment from the MikroTik company.

Breaking the News / LH