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Russian hackers attacked a number of German government websites. This probably happened in response to Germany’s decision to supply tanks to Ukraine.
As reported Tagesschaut with reference to data from the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), distributed DDoS attacks have been recorded. The sites of the federal government and Hamburg airport were affected by them.
“Some websites are currently unavailable,” the agency said, adding that there was no indication of any direct impact on the services concerned.
Leopard tanks for Ukraine: what is known
On the evening of January 24, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, after many months of discussions with the Allies approved the supply of Leopard tanks to Ukraine. Berlin also allowed the re-export of domestic heavy armor to other European countries.
According to the Minister of Defense of Germany, the shipment of the first batch of Leopard to Ukraine expected in at least three months.
It is known that 12 participating countries of “Ramstein” agreed to transfer about 100 Leopards to the Armed Forces.