The initial announcement was made via SPKC's Twitter account and said efforts were being made to counter the cyber-attack.
Šobrīd tiek novērots kiberuzbrukums https://t.co/Q39DzT9A77 Atbildīgie dienesti strādā, lai to novērstu. Aicinām informāciju meklēt SPKC sociālo tīklu kontos.— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) February 27, 2020
SPKC has been one of the official sources of information to the Latvian public about the coronavirus.
However, after analyzing the situation, the national information technology security incident prevention institution "Cert.lv" said it not detected any signs of an attack. The problems, according to "Cert.lv" experts, are related to increased visits to the website, which might perhaps have been expected under the circumstances.
The SPKC site "does not show signs of an attack, but indicates periodic underperformance due to increased visits," said Cert.lv.