Online news site experienced cyber-attacks

Description

PressOne.PH reported it is suffering from Distributed Denial of Service Attacks by unknown online attackers.

DDoS attacks have shut down the websites of PressONE.PH and other news organizations involved in fact-checking efforts, continuing a trend of cyberattacks on media ahead of the 2022 elections. DDoS attacks aim to overwhelm a website’s infrastructure and prevent it from functioning properly by sending several requests.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Data not collected
Country
NCR – National Capital Region
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Background (state actor or non state actor)
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Year of incident
2022
Type of incident
DDos attack