Cyber attack on Türk Telekom causes nationwide internet access problems

Turkey’s telecommunications giant Türk Telekom was hit by a cyber attack, which caused hours-long problems with Internet access, the company said on Monday.

Cyber security experts worked to resume normal Internet traffic domestically and abroad following the attack that targeted Turk Telekom's DNS addresses, it said. 

The company later announced problems with Internet access were fixed by 6:45 pm local time.

Turk Telekom did not specify who was behind the cyber attack.