Following Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s announcement on Friday about the consultation, a coordinated cyber attack on government sites was launched, kormany.hu wrote on Friday, which was reviewed by MTI
Csaba Dömötör, the parliamentary secretary of state in the prime minister’s office reported that the attack affected the vaccination registration and consultation homepage, the coronavirus information page and the kormany.hu portal.
The Secretary of State said that employees of Nemzeti Infokommunikációs Szolgáltató (NISZ) Zrt had taken the necessary IT measures. In this context, access to these sites was temporarily limited from certain locations.
NISZ experts are working to identify the IP addresses belonging to the attacks and will file a criminal report immediately after conducting the speedy investigations, read on the website kormany.hu.
Most recently, on January 26, kormany.hu announced that a coordinated series of cyber attacks had affected several Hungarian government portals, causing the disruption of the operation of some websites. It was then reported that the attacks, which lasted several days, came mostly from foreign IP addresses, with their number one targets being administrative and government portals.