Cyber attack : 2 groups of foreign hackers

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It was revealed that cyber attacks on several government websites and the website of the embassy of the State of Kuwait were an attack by two foreign hacker groups.

The CEO of the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team(SLCERT), Lal Dias noted that the attack on the 18th was carried out by one foreign group while the attack on the 19th was carried out by a separate group of hackers.

He added that 99% of the websites which came under attack have been restored.