Cyber attack on several Sri Lankan websites including Kuwait Embassy

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Nearly 10 websites containing the domain names .com and .lk have come under a cyber attack, the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) said.

The Embassy of Kuwait in Sri Lanka has also fallen victim to this cyber attacks, according to the SLCERT.

Cyber Security Engineer of SLCERT Ravindu Meegasmulla added that measures have been taken to curtail the situation.

Preliminary investigations have uncovered that the databases of the websites in question have been subject to changes owing to the attack, Mr Meegasmulla further commented.