JAN. 6 2021 (The Bulletin) — Hackers attacked the websites of regional government agencies in Uzbekistan’s Surkandarya region. The attacks highlighted lax cyber security in Uzbekistan. Media said that the attacks may also be retaliation against the regional head of the southern Surkandarya region who allegedly mistreated IT staff. Surkandarya regional government has not commented.
— This story was first published in issue 467 of the Central Asia & South Caucasus Bulletin
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