Hackers used created malicious software which helped them to access contaminated computers. Besides, they copied personal information of the owners of the computers.
Cyber police gave some pieces of advice which might save one from hackers:
- set relevant update of the operating system;
- use anti-virus programs and update them regularly;
- not to follow suspicious electronic links;
- make reserve copies of information from the computer.
As it was reported, Ukraine’s cyber police experts found the vulnerability of operating system Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 and older versions of Windows. If one does not update it, hackers could use these vulnerabilities for remote use of computer and abduction of confidential information.