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Hackers crack site of Ukraine’s Energy Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

They demand to pay the ransom in the Bitcoins
12:22, 24 April 2018

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The unknown cybercriminals hacked the site of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine. They blocked the site and demand the ransom for its restoration.

Related: U.S. and UK accuse Russia of global cyber attack

Particularly, the message from the criminals published at the main page of the site (mev.gov.ua). They demand 0,1 Bitcoin (about $930) for the restoration of the portal work.

Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry

They have given 10 hours to pay the ransom.

Earlier a Russian-linked group of hackers recently attacked government websites stole documents from the German websites, including those related to Ukraine.

Related: U.S. Senate introduced bill on strengthening cyber aid to Ukraine

Also, on March 28, the Ukrainian cyberpolice have exposed a hacker who has allegedly broken into the computers of banks and hotels across the world. The man was a part of the ‘Cobalt’ hacker organization, whose members have been involved in attacks on various global banks.

Also, law enforcement agents discovered online databases that were illegally entered into, where credit card details of citizens from Europe and America and other countries of the world. Along with that, traces of account on various hacker forums and different harmful software were found.

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