by crossriverwatch admin
The management of CrossRiverWatch has announced that the Cross River State dedicated news portal suffered a massive malware attack in the past forty eight hours that has disrupted operations.
In a short statement from the IT Content Manager of the company, Mr. Denis Isong, the outfit apologized to the reading public and numerous followers for the “disruption of operations which have prevented us from serving you as promptly as always.”
“We received a notice that there was malicious content on CrossRiverWatch account. Upon investigation we found that massive malicious content was indeed injected into CrossRiverWatch account.
“The malicious content brought our server under extremely heavy load, which appears to be coming from various processes launched by these malicious scripts. It is important to note that we have been receiving these malicious scripts over some time now but it has not been this massive and it has not caused this magnitude of disruptions.
“We apologize to our reading public and numerous followers for the disruption of operations which have prevented us from serving you as promptly as always.
“While we acknowledge that they could be effort by some interests to disrupt our operations, we assure the public that our IT team is constantly working to ensure we prevent the recurrence of this kind of incidences.
“We have successfully removed the offending content from CrossRiverWatch account and we are back to serve you better.” The state concluded.
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