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Pro-Russian hackers attack the websites of ministries and institutions in Italy

Pro-Russian hackers attack the websites of ministries and institutions in Italy

Pro-Russian hackers have attacked the websites of several institutions and ministries in Italy, police said, foreign media write .

The attack began last night with the websites of the Italian Foreign Ministry and its national association of magistrates.

The Killnet hacker group has been identified as responsible for the attack. A similar attack occurred on May 11 and police last weekend said they had thwarted a cyber attack in the final stages of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Police attributed the two attacks to the Killnet group and its Legion branch. Russia has routinely denied carrying out cyber attacks.

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