May 30, 2020

Fresh cyber attack on several govt. sites

Several local websites have come under a second wave of cyber attacks today (30).

The official websites of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE), and the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government have been hit in this manner. 

The Health Ministry website was also reportedly affected briefly but was later restored.

According to the 'Colombo Gazette', the cyber attack has been launched by the Tamil Eelam Cyber Force, which had launched a cyber attack on May 18 as well.