Ukrainian hackers claim they took down NATO websites ahead of secession vote

Ukrainian hackers are claiming responsibility for a cyberattack that brought down a pair of NATO websites today, in an act of protest against Western powers on the eve of a major vote that could see a portion of Ukraine handed over to Russia. The hacktivist group, Cyber Berkut, says that it took down NATO’s primary website and the website of its cyber defense center; the group also claimed to have taken down the website of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly, though it’s unclear if this happened, as the site is currently live.

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