150 companies, strategic for Ukraine’s economy and security, not hacked

Source : 112 Ukraine

The works on virus localization and consequences removal are underway
23:46, 27 June 2017

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 About 150 companies, strategic for the country’s economy haven’t suffered in the result of the large-scale hacker attack, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reports that.   

“Almost 150 companies, strategic for the country’s economy, whose networks are connected and controlled by the specialists of the Special Communications Service, including nuclear power plants and companies providing state security, were not hacked in the result of today’s large-scale cyber attack, performed at 2:00 p.m.,” – reads the message.

The works on virus localization and consequences removal are underway.

Related: Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant manually performs radiation monitoring because of cyber attacks in Ukraine

As we reported earlier, a large-scale cyber attack hit dozens of companies and enterprises across Ukraine today, on June 27.

The cyber attack started at around 11:30 a.m. this morning. The virus is spreading very quickly. It affects computers operating on Windows OS. It restarts and codes itself.

National Police received over 200 claims on interference into their computer systems during today’s mass hacker attack.

The criminal case on 'intervention to the operation of computers and computer networks' was initiated.

Related: Websites of National Police and Ministry of Internal Affairs disabled due to cyber attack


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