Hackers attack websites of district state administrations, territorial communities of Kyiv region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The attackers posted false information on the web resources
20:39, 28 April 2021

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Hackers in Kyiv region hacked the websites of several district state administrations and local communities, posting false information there. It was reported by Kyiv City Council.

"Unknown people hacked the official websites of several district state administrations and local communities of Kyiv region and posted false information on them," the statement reads.

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It is about the order of the head of the regional state administration, which states that all secondary schools must submit to the Department of Education and Science of the regional administration lists of schoolchildren 15 years old and older by April 30, 2021.It is also said that students should pass the medical examination until 6 May.

"We officially announce that Vasyl Volodin did not sign the order with such content, so the information does not correspond to reality," the press service added.

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. 

"The Situational Cybersecurity Center of the SBU records an increase in the number of cyberattacks aimed at government bodies, critical infrastructure facilities and private sector organizations in Ukraine. Mainly hacker groups subordinate to the Russian special services have become more active," the message says.

Related: Hacker from Ukraine sentenced to 10 years behind bars in the USA

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