Premium Times Restored After Cyber Attack

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jan 07, 2014 03:52 am PST

On January 5th 2014, the start of the New Year became a nightmare for Premium Times, a newspaper website, who faced a serious cyber-attack. Due to this attack, visitors and readers were unable to access news platform but thanks to the Premium Times team, who restored the website after they went through a continuous recovery operation.

The team of Premium Times showed gratitude to its readers and acknowledgements for being associated with the newspaper at such a critical time. The attack was against the media but it puts the destiny of democracy & civil order at stake – said Editor in Chief of Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi in a statement.

The chief editor also urged Nigerians to do their best to retain independent, pluralist, and ethical media.

Premium Times is a Nigerian media organization located in Abuja, whose objective is to make Nigeria’s democracy stronger and looks to move forward people’s wellbeing by encouraging and improving their cultural practice.

Cybercrime is really an evolving subject in the internet world and the use of sophisticated techniques to harass victims continue. We have seen many steps from various country’s law enforcement agencies but still cybercrime is an inevitable threat that makes web savvy users and organizations extremely worried. Nobody knows who the next victim is.

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