Google services to some in Turkey due to an electronic attack
Google services to some in Turkey due to an electronic attack

Internet users in Turkey are currently having trouble accessing Google services through a local telecommunications company (Turk Telekom). It later became apparent that the reason was a cyberattack.

As of 3:00 p.m. local time (12:00 p.m. GMT), (Turk Telecom) users have spoken of problems on the Internet, especially regarding access to Google services. When you visit Google sites and services, including YouTube, search engines, and email in Gmail, you'll see DNS error messages.

About two hours later, Turk Telecom issued a statement regarding the DNS cyber attack. “On Monday January 20, 2020, we had to explain the challenges of accessing the Internet as part of our responsibility to keep employees and stakeholders informed.” "This disruption in access associated with" cyberattacks "has seen many institutions and even countries around the world face" cyberattacks, "she added.

From 7:00 pm local time, you can access some Google services, including search engines. However, access to services like YouTube and email containing this information has not yet been possible.

It should also be noted that the attack on (Turk Telecom) company made access to other services, including social media, difficult.

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