Russian govt: failures on websites of Russian state agencies due to hacking of integrated widget

The Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media claimed that it registered disruption in the operation of the federal agencies’ websites because the service (widget) of the monitoring system of state agencies had been hacked. The ministry said that: ‘After hacking the widget, hackers were able to publish incorrect content on the pages of the websites. The incident was promptly localised.’ The service was operational again in an hour.