Russian VTB bank reports major DDoS attack on bank from overseas


VTB’s technical infrastructure is currently under a major cyberattack from abroad. The bank’s customers may face temporary problems when using the application and the web version of VTB online due to the measures in tackling the attack that are in progress, the press service of Russia’s second-biggest lender reported on Tuesday.

“VTB’s technological infrastructure is currently under an unprecedented cyberattack from abroad. This [attack] has turned out to be not only the largest this year, but the biggest ever in the bank’s history,” the report revealed.

Meanwhile, the bank’s systems are operating as usual, with client data protected from external interference since it is located in the internal perimeter of the credit organization’s technological infrastructure, VTB noted.

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Source: TASS