IT Ministry foils cyberattack on NTC system

May 11, 2022 (MLN): Federal Minister for IT and Telecom Aminul Haque on Tuesday stated that the cyberattack attempted on the NTC system of the ministry was foiled.

There are websites of various departments on NTC servers, he said.

Adding to it, he informed that the cyber-attack took place at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. However, the attack failed because of a comprehensive cyber security system.

The websites of some departments were automatically suspended due to the cyber-attack. All websites were activated in the shortest time of 3 hours.

The cyberattack was not on the data center but on the networking side, he mentioned.

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Posted on: 2022-05-11T16:57:13+05:00