Cuba’s foreign ministry today condemned cyberattacks against its networks as part of a communications war against the island.
in your account Twitter The Ministry of Foreign Affairs clarified that as of Tuesday, December 6, at 11:00 p.m. local time, access to its users was limited for several hours as a result of actions aimed at intentionally saturating network bandwidth.
“Cyberhackers failed to compromise the integrity of our sites that are operational,” he said on his social network, adding that the attack was part of a communications war against the Caribbean nation.
The Ministry of External Affairs strongly condemned these “illegal actions and violations of rules and regulations that govern relations for the peaceful and responsible use of cyberspace”, something that many users commenting on the thread agreed with. Twitter,
Participants also highlighted Cuba’s ethical involvement in these digital environments.
The account of the Cuban embassy in Mali explained that this is an attempt to sound off the island, while at the same time preventing greater access to its connectivity.
“Whatever they do, they will not silence the voice of the Cuban people and government,” the message stressed and added the hashtags #CubaViveyVence and #MejorSinBloqueo. This is not the first time that the Caribbean country has experienced this type of activity.
In July last year, the country denounced a series of orchestrated cyberattacks against Cuban websites carried out using IP addresses registered with telecommunications service providers in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, Germany and the Netherlands.