(Hackers) carry out an electronic attack on banks in Hungary
Some banking services and telecommunications services were disrupted in Hungary for a short period due to a cyberattack by some pirates from Russia, China and Vietnam.
Reports revealed that many banks and telecom companies in Hungary have been subjected to a cyber attack carried out by hackers from Russia, China and Vietnam, which led to a brief interruption of some services, and what happened were DDoS attacks, which is an attack carried out in order to congest the network with a huge amount of The data is large, and therefore the massive pressure of the data leads to a complete paralysis of the service and the servers become unable to send and receive data.
The telecom company Magyar Telecom said that the size of these attacks was very intense and ten times higher than the regular DDoS attacks, and this is considered the largest attack and the most in terms of size and complexity.
For his part, the Hungarian bank OTP Bank OTPB.BU confirmed that it was affected by the attack, indicating that "there was a DDoS attack on communication systems that serve some banking services." He added, "We responded to the attack, and the short interruption of some of our services ended on Thursday afternoon."