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CYBER ATTACKS – LUXEMBOURG IS INCREASINGLY TARGETED

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After Wikileaks revelations about cyber attacks by the CIA, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel was asked to confirm those facts.

Answering a parliamentary question Prime Minister Bettel confirmed that Luxembourg is increasingly targeted by cyber attacks, but not necessarily by state actors. The authors of such attacks remain undetermined he stated.

Luxembourg increasingly targeted.

Prime Minister confirmed recent DDoS-attacks (distributed denial-of-service) to state servers and private companies servers but without core data or core systems reached.

Vulnerabilities described in Wikileaks reports and observed in recent DDOS attacks are now fixed.

IT security is one of the main economic activity Luxembourg has a great reputation. It is promoting the “.lu” domain names as proof of security for e-commerce companies, all the data center industry follows.

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