New DDos-attack on information resources of newspaper “Respublika”
There were strong DDos-attacks on information and analytical portal and website of Kazakhstan’s newspaper “Respublika” (http://www.respublika-kaz.biz, http://www.respublika-d2.com, http:www.respublika-kz.com, http://www.respublika-kz.info and http://www.respublika-kaz.info). These resources have been non-accessible. It was connected with high power.
Editorial staff of the edition has distributed press- release. They have said that these attacks were connected with events around of the newspaper “Respublika” last time. There was a suit on grand sum, seizure of editions and printing houses refused to print this newspaper. State officials of Astana have tried to influence on newspaper, using different methods.
Reflector pages of attacked websites such as, http://respublika-kaz.livejournal.com, http://respublika-kzblogpost.com, http://blogs.mail.ru/mail/respublika-kaz and http://respublikakaz.ya.ru/index_blog.xml have been accessible for Kazakhstan’s readers and foreign ones.
DDos-attacks blocked access to portal of the edition from February 13, 2009.