Moscow, October 21, 2021
The official website of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations was attacked by hackers yesterday.
The DECR IT specialists identified two waves of cyberattacks on the site’s server, which was brought down by several hundred thousand malicious requests per second, the DECR reported on Telegram yesterday afternoon.
The site was restored several hours later, the DECR reported just after midnight.
The IT team is working to enhance the site’s defense against such attacks.