Reuters: Kremlin's New Web Site Stands Up to Hacker Threats
Jun 22, 2002, 05:30 (20 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Nicholas Donovan for
this link. ]
"Almost 100 hackers have tried to break into Russian President
Vladimir Putin's new Internet Web site in the first 24 hours of its
existence but none has yet succeeded, the Kremlin said on
"And after three months of checks by the Federal Agency for
Government Communications and Information, the presidential
administration is certain the www.president.kremlin.ru site,
unveiled Thursday, is almost hacker-proof.
"'Some 500,000 people have visited the site and there have so
far been 96 attacks by hackers, but none of them has succeeded,' a
Kremlin spokesman said..."
Reader Nicholas Donovan adds: "One can verify that the site runs
Red Hat Linux at www.netcraft.com or by viewing