A powerful DDoS attack hit Hungarian banks and telecoms services

From securityaffairs.co

A powerful DDoS attack hit some Hungarian banking and telecommunication services that briefly disrupted them. According to telecoms firm Magyar Telekom, the attack took place on Thursday and was launched from servers in Russia, China and Vietnam.

Magyar Telekom revealed that the attack was very powerful, it is one of the biggest cyberattacks that ever hit Hungary.

“The volume of data traffic in the attack was 10 times higher than the amount usually seen in DDoS events, the company said.” reported the Reuters agency.

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