back to article Gee, tanks: Russian hackers DDoS Germany for aiding Ukraine

Russian hackers have proved yet again how quickly cyber attacks can be used to respond to global events with a series of DDoS attacks on German infrastructure and government websites in response to the country's plan to send tanks to Ukraine. The efforts, according to Germany's cyber security agency, the BSI, were largely in …

  1. FlamingDeath Silver badge

    There is just no pleasing people

    DDOS'd for not providing lethal aid

    DDOS'd for providing lethal aid

    This is becoming like those scenarios, where 2 playground bullies try to rally support because both bullies are basically scared of eachother


  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Russia, terrorist state

    Who thought they’d see German tanks in Russia?

    1. Potemkine! Silver badge

      Re: Russia, terrorist state

      Who thought that once again Russia wanted to massacre Ukrainians?

    2. EvilDrSmith Silver badge

      Re: Russia, terrorist state

      As currently planned, we are not going to see German tanks in Russia.

      We are going to see German-made tanks in Ukraine.

      It's Putin's inability to distinguish between Russia and Ukraine that is the problem.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Russia, terrorist state

        this brings up an interesting point, not open to the public: at which point exactly does a tool change its nationality? A sign-off point? Leaving country X? Entering country Y?

        And what about warranty? As is? RTM? X-years parts & labour? Extended? Disclaimers? Sound of printers on high output mode... ;)

        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          Re: Russia, terrorist state

          TBH, I would not want to be the onsite visit engineer for these..

  3. Fr. Ted Crilly Bronze badge


    Yandex has an Ai assistant named Alice?

    Alice? who the Fuck is Alice....

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Wha...

      "Alice was a leading party in the conflict against the Umbrella Corporation during the Global T-virus Pandemic."

    2. Claptrap314 Silver badge

      Re: Wha...

      Alice is my friend and pal.

      Do you know Alice? Alice is my friend and pal. One day we were walking down the railroad tracks...




  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    44 Gigabytes

    I realize the Yandex code is for "web" services, but 44 Gigs of source code seems like a lot. Maybe it has icons and graphics in it that are fluffing it out.

    1. MatthewSt

      Re: 44 Gigabytes

      Depends if they check their node_modules folder in...

  5. ShortLegs


    No coverage on the JDSports breach... where they were holding partial card data in clear?

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