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DDoS attacks against Russian educational institutions up 118% YOY — company

According to StormWall, the higher activity of hackers can be related to the start of the academic year start

MOSCOW, October 15. /TASS/. DDoS attacks against Russian educational institutions skyrocketed by 118% in September 2021 against the same month of last year, the press service of StormWall, a company specializing in the protection of online resources against cyber-attacks, told TASS.

"According to experts, DDoS attacks against educational institutions in September 2021 soared by 118% against September 2020," the company said.

The higher activity of hackers can be related to the start of the academic year start, it added.