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Azerbaijani E-security Center to Intensify Activity
Source: en.trend.az
Source Date: Monday, August 04, 2014
Country: Azerbaijan
Created: Aug 05, 2014

The e-security center under the Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and High Technologies will intensify its activity in connection with the frequent cyber attacks amid the aggravation of the situation on the frontline, the center said on Aug. 4.

The media resources, websites of public and private organizations are subjected to the cyber-attacks. The issue of sustainable protection from external intrusions is relevant.

The e-security center alerts about the readiness to render all possible assistance to the owners of resources subjected to hacker attacks.

For assistance, contact via "hotline" 1654 or e-mail reports@cert.az.

Armenian armed forces launched a diversion on the night of July 31-August 1, when reconnaissance and sabotage groups tried to cross the contact line of the Azerbaijani and Armenian troops through the territories of Aghdam and Terter regions.

Armenia's reconnaissance and sabotage group attacked the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces in the direction of Azerbaijan's Aghdam and Agdere regions on the night of August 1-2. Azerbaijan managed to locate the group and the sabotage attempt was prevented.

During the last four days, Azerbaijani positions have been constantly under attack, and 13 servicemen have been killed, several more were wounded. The Armenian side suffered more losses while trying to hide this fact from the public.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.

The two countries signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the U.S. are currently holding peace negotiations.

Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions. 

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