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More on InfoWar skirmishes in Russia

InfoWar Monitor has a great summary of the recent skirmishes in the Russian information sphere: Attacks and Controls in RUNET

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on LiveJournal was well publicised, but what is less known is that

the oppositional newspaper, Novaya Gazeta, was also similarly attacked. It was reported that the newspaper believes that the attack was carried out by those who attacked the Livejournal. The large scale DDoS attack was at one point sending 70,000 visit requests every 14 seconds.

Novaya Gazeta’s take on the attacks is largely similar to mine:

Within this, the oppositional newspaper, Novaya Gazeta, was also similarly attacked. It was reported that the newspaper believes that the attack was carried out by those who attacked the Livejournal. The large scale DDoS attack was at one point sending 70,000 visit requests every 14 seconds.

As in the past, proving anything is nigh impossible.