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Ukraine’s Security Service neutralizes 460 cyber attacks against state power bodies

Source : 112 Ukraine

20 citizens and three people were convicted since the beginning of the year
18:13, 19 October 2020

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Reuters

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has neutralized 460 cyber incidents and cyber attacks on the bodies of state power since the beginning of the year as the SBU reported.

In nine months of 2020, on the materials of the cyber department of the SBU, 408 criminal proceedings were started. 106 of them are cases concerning unauthorized interference in the work of PCs and automated networks.

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20 citizens and three people were convicted since the beginning of the year.

Moreover, since January, the SBU neutralized 16 bot farms with a capacity of over 60,000 bots.

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On September 25, Ukrainian cyber experts found out how hackers were able to attack the website of the National Police. It is known that the attackers gained access to the police website using the malware program.

Besides, the cyber specialist of the SBU blocked the activity of the powerful bot-farm used by Russia for the spread of destructive information.

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