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Taiwan’s Presidential Office Hit With Cyberattack Ahead Of Pelosi Visit

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  • The website for Taiwan’s presidential office was taken down by a cyberattack on Tuesday — just hours before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was set to arrive on the island.
  • Around 5:15 p.m. local time, the presidential office in Taipei was hit with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack from an unnamed “outside-border” adversary, the office wrote in a Facebook post.
  • The site was down for about 20 minutes.

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