Russian bank card malfunction due to blocking of banned sites

Source : 112 Ukraine

IP-addresses of banking institutions are tied to the already blocked domains in Russia, taking advantage of vulnerability of Roskomnadzor registry
09:43, 10 June 2017

Problems with Internet payments of the largest Russian banks are due to the fact that their authorization servers were among the IP-addresses blocked in Russian Federation. This is reported by Meduza.

The agency reports that IP-addresses have been tied to domains already blocked in Russia. The malefactors took advantage of the same vulnerability in the Roskomnadzor registry, with a help of which they blocked the site of Roskomnadzor itself, NTV and some others, including Meduza.

Yesterday at around 17.00 in Russia there was a massive malfunction that affected the servicing of bank cards of Sberbank, Raiffeisen Bank, UniCredit Bank, Otkrytiye Bank and Promsvyazbank.

Related: Ukraine to ease sanctions against banks with Russian state capital

Earlier it was reported that Ukrainian provider blocked Russian web sites in Sevastopol. Access to VKontakte, Yandex and Odnoklassniki was blocked in the morning on May 31.

Related: Central Bank of Russia to compensate Ukrainian sanctions against Russian banks

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