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Russia’s Killnet hacker group says it attacked Lithuania

Hacker using laptop.

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Russian hacker group Killnet claimed responsibility on Monday for a DDOS cyber attack on Lithuania, saying it was in response to Vilnius's decision to block the transit of goods sanctioned by the European Union to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.

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"The attack will continue until Lithuania lifts the blockade," a spokesperson for the Killnet group told Reuters. "We have demolished 1652 web resources. And that's just so far."

Kaliningrad is connected to the rest of Russia by a rail link through Lithuania, a member of the EU and NATO.


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