- Several .lk and .com websites belonging to different institutions in Sri Lanka were defaced in the cyber attack.
- However, none of the gov.lk websites are affected by the attack.
Cybercriminals have defaced websites of at least 11 institutions in Sri Lanka in a recent cyber attack. The list of affected organizations includes the Kuwait Embassy in the country.
What’s the matter?
In a conversation, Ravindu Meegasmulla, the Information Security Engineer of Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) confirmed that several .lk and .com websites belonging to different institutions in Sri Lanka had faced a cyber attack. This resulted in web defacement, Daily News reported.