The website of EUs Parliament was inaccessible for hours after a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack by “Pro-Kremlin” attackers, as stated by European Parliament President Roberta Metsola.
The attack started hours after MEPs passed a strongly-worded resolution declaring Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism.”
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The European Parliament’s chief spokesperson, Jaume Duch, said the outage was due to high levels of external network traffic, related to DDOS attack (Distributed Denial of Service) event.
By 15:30 CET, the website became accessible but by 16:00 CET, it went down again.