Belgium was hit by a major cyberattack on Tuesday, according to Belgian media, affecting many of the country’s most important institutions. Its source is still unknown.
The attack was a major distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that took down both internal and public-facing networks.
Hackers targeted Belnet, the Belgium government-founded Internet Service Provider that connects national government organizations such as Parliament, ministries, educational institutions, and research centers. In addition, all the websites containing the .be domain were affected.
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