The website of Channel 5 was blocked due to continued DDoS attacks with changing tactics.
The website of Channel 5 was blocked due to continued DDoS attacks with changing tactics. According to the TV channel’s press service, these attacks started on November 30. As of December 7, the website’s updating was made impossible. The editorial office shared all current news in the social media. The channel’s broadcasting is going through Google and is available. Currently the website is up again. On December 8, the Radio Liberty website was down due to DDoS attacks. Radio Liberty reported this on their Facebook page and announced that they would publish all news in social media. On December 8, a DDoS attack was made on the informational website www.yanukovich.info, which publishes materials about Victor Yanukovych’s wealth. This was reported by the NGO ‘Center Against Corruption’ on their Facebook page. The website of the online media outlet LB.ua is again under a large-scale DDoS attack. Currently the website is still available online but its staff believes there may be some troubles with accessing it. There are also ongoing DDoS attacks against the Ukrainska Pradva and Tsensor.net website and the websites of the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia newspaper and the Ukrainsky Tyzhden magazine due to their coverage of the events on EuroMaidan.