Maria Rivera reports that a number of Spanish agencies were hit in what appears to be a synchronized attack involving malware injections. The attacks do not seem to have caused major service interruptions or problems, however: A cyber attack has hit the websites of the National Statistics Institute (INE) and different ministries such as those of Education and Culture, Justice or the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. In the case of the INE, the attack caused the website to be down for at least 12 hours, although it is currently operational again. […] The objective and origin of this cyber attack is unknown. As described by El Confidencial, the attack “has to a certain extent exceeded the capacities of the affected entities” and is currently under the control of the National Cryptological Center (CCN), which is evaluating the scope. Read more on Asap Land.