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There has been a cyber attack on the English version of the MApN website

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On Saturday, around 04.30, on the English version of the website of the Ministry of National Defense (MApN), https://english.mapn.ro/, a cyber attack of the distributed denial of service (DDOS) type was launched.

The specialists of the Cyber ​​Defense Command of the Ministry of Defense (CApC) managed to restore the normal functioning of the website in approximately 30 minutes from the launch of the DDOS attack, according to ecopolitic.ro.

A cyber attack was recorded on the English version of the Ministry of National Defense’s website, which did not affect other IT structures.

The Ministry of Defense’s website does not contain sensitive or classified databases, and the attack did not affect other services and IT networks of the Ministry of Defense.

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The Cyber ​​Defense Command of the Ministry of Defense is in contact with the other national institutions with responsibilities in the field to accurately identify the origin of this attack and take all necessary measures.

Access to the sites gov.ro, mapn.ro, politiadefrontiera.ro, cfrcalatori.ro and the website of a financial institution was affected by a series of DDOS (distributed denial of service) cyber attacks, Friday morning, 29 April 2022, according to an information from the Romanian Government.

IT specialists at the level of government structures collaborate with experts from specialized institutions to restore access and identify causes.

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