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29 Jan, 2018 14:29

Largest Dutch banks, tax office hit by DDoS cyber attacks

The website of the national tax office in the Netherlands briefly went offline on Monday due to a DDoS cyberattack, after the country’s largest banks were targeted, Reuters reports. ABN Amro and ING said they were both hit by hackers, temporarily disrupting online and mobile-banking services over the weekend. According to the tax office, its website went down for 5-10 minutes after a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack. Rabobank was also attacked on Monday, according to the report.