Hacker tried to break into government information systems in Moldova

Source : 112 Ukraine

A man faces 3 to 7 years in prison for attempting to break into state systems
15:51, 17 June 2021

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In Moldova, a 29-year-old man tried to hack government systems. The Moldovan newspaper NewsMaker reported this, citing the Information and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova.

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The hacker was found out while trying to log in to state information systems owned by the Moldovan Information Technology and Cyber ​​Security Service. During the bodily search, the servers, secondary equipment to ensure its smooth operation and three desktop computers to manage criminal activity were found.

"The suspect, who was under a written undertaking not to leave during the investigation, managed to leave Moldova through the checkpoint, which is not under the control of the country's constitutional authorities. The man was declared internationally wanted," the newspaper writes.

The attacker faces 3 to 7 years in prison for attempting to hack government systems.

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Earlier, hackers in Kyiv region hacked the websites of several district state administrations and local communities, posting false information there. 

Meanwhile, the number of cyberattacks aimed at government agencies, critical infrastructure facilities and organizations in the private sector of Ukraine has increased in Ukraine. Ukrainians are urged to be vigilant and report all facts of possible cyberattacks to the special service.  

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