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Pakistan's tax office services go dark after migration project goes awry


am I missing something?

"A Hyper-V attack is certainly a plausible explanation for the incident, as CVE-2021-28476 can crash hosts"

Unless Pakistan's Federal Board of Revenue allows citizens to spin up VM's on government servers, CVE-2021-28476 probably ain't the problem. To crash a host you have to compromise a guest... and the guest has to be Ubuntu Focal. Plus it's kind of tough to steal data from a blue screened server.

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