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Alabama Under DDoS Cyberattack by Russian-Backed Hacktivists

March 14, 2024


Alabama has been grappling with network disruptions, following cyber incidents targeting both state and city governments, and days later, they still appear to be struggling to recover.

Alabama’s governor, Kay Ivey, confirmed that a cyberattack on state systems began March 12, but added that neither networks nor system data were compromised, according to reports.

Similarly, on March 6, the city of Birmingham reported a network issue impacted city systems, which included blocking law enforcement’s ability to verify stolen vehicles or whether a driver has a warrant out for their arrest, reported.

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