DDoS attack shuts down major ticket sale on Russia’s Pobeda Airlines website
Russian budget Pobeda Airlines said on Monday its website came under a DDoS-attack throughout a major sale of its airfare tickets.
“A significant DDoS-attack has been recorded,” a spokesman for the airline said, down on Monday commenting on reports that its website was. “At 14.15 our IT department registered a robust DDoS-attack. But in a full hour the web site will resume operations. Following the resumption, our specialists shall perform an investigation and discover who had masterminded the attack.”
The low-cost airline promised to launch a significant sale of its airfare tickets at 14.00 to all or any directions at a cost of at the very least 500 rubles ($7.62). At about this time the airline’s website down went.
The airline planned on selling a lot more than 200,from October 27 before end of the wintertime flights&rsquo 000 tickets with the flight date; season.
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According to Pobeda, year some 400 last,000 tickets were sold-out at a cost of between 499 rubles and 999 rubles ($15.22).
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