UK council members targeted by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in recent weeks.


According to an industry association, many UKbased providers of voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services have been hit by a “unprecedented” and coordinated cyberattack.

The DDoS attacks on British VoIP companies took place over the last four weeks and “appears to be part of a coordinated extortionfocused international effort by professional cybercriminals,” according to the report.

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