Two government websites come under cyber attack

Cyber attack

The websites of two government entities have suffered a cyber attack this morning (30), says the Cyber Security Centre of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF).

Accordingly, the official websites of the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils & Local Government and the Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) were hit by the cyber attack.

SLAF said the attack was monitored by the SLAF Cyber Security officers and informed the relevant ministries as soon as possible.

The Computer Emergency Readiness Team / Co-ordination Centre (CERT|CC) also conformed about the cyber attacks and they are in the process of restoring the websites.