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Danish supermarket chains hit by cyber attacks

Posted On: Nov. 27, 2017 4:24 AM CST

Denmark-based retail store operator Dansk Supermarked A/S said that the websites of its supermarket chains Bilka and Fotex had been taken down by cyber attacks at the launch of their Black Friday sales campaigns, Reuters reported. A spokesman of Dansk Supermarked said that the websites were hit by "malicious cyber-connection" attacks, an advanced form of a distributed denial of service attack, causing the websites to crash. The hackers were not attempting to obtain data from the company or its customers, he added.

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