Roscomnadzor hacked after locking Github




Deputy Head Roskomnadzora Maxim Ksenzov talked about hackers on registries and surveillance services company Rostelecom. Attacks followers after the decision to block the agency in Russia Github.


“At the service registry and Rostelecom today carried out the attack. Job resources was difficult, “- wrote Ksenzov page in” VKontakte “. He tied hacker attacks with the situation around GitHub, which is supervising office decided to enter in the register of banned sites because of the detection of suicide propaganda on it.

“Connects this with the situation around GitHub and warn about responsibility,” – said the deputy head of Roskomnadzor. According to him, the service tried to contact the site administrators to prohibited information has been removed. Ksenzova added that the person who arranged the attack will be brought to justice. This, in his view, would help protect “is not yet firmly established and matured organisms from stupidity.”

3 December it became known that Roscomnadzor blocked GitHub. In the registry there were pages with the word «suicide» (suicide) in the address and another page which also deals with suicide. When you search for keywords on the site is really possible to find materials that are contrary to the Russian legislation, and one of them is a special mark “for Roskomnadzora.”


Among mobile operators, who have closed access to GitHub – MTS, “Megafon” and “Beeline”. Roscomnadzor urged operators to block specific pages, but many providers can only block the entire site.

GitHub – this is one of the most popular platforms for developers. According to the portal Alexa, the site occupies 120th place in the world with 200 in attendance.

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