A screenshot of Ctrip.com that has been under attack. [Photo / chinadaily.com.cn]
Ctrip.com, the website of China’s most popular online travel agent, has been under attack byunidentified hackers and unresponsive for several hours on Thursday.
For the moment, it’s impossible to book flights or hotels or travel packages. Its homepagecurrently features a banner reading, “Ctrip is temporarily unable to provide service, and isbeing repaired.”
The company’s website and app were taken offline by an attack which began around 11am,said the South China Morning Post citing Ctrip spokesman Shi Kaifeng.