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Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance and Treasury lost 3 TB of information due to cyber-attacks
16:57, 16 December 2016
Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance and Treasury lost 3 TB of information due to cyber-attacks

There were cases of trafficking customs databases in July of this year, - Vlasyuk

16:57, 16 December 2016

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The Ministry of Finance and the State Treasury of Ukraine lost three terabytes of information due to recent hacker attack. This was reported by the Principal Deputy Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine Oleksandr Vlasyuk.

"Except network equipment damage, the institutions lost, according to their assessment, three terabytes of information. This is a huge figure," Vlasyuk said during the round table in Kyiv on Friday.

There were cases of trafficking customs databases in July of this year, according to Vlasyuk.

Related: Russia makes powerful cyberattack on Ukraine, - Turchynov

In this regard, ensuring information security is one of the risks of budget system, he said.

Earlier it was reported that Hackers attacked public treasury. An organized group of hackers attacked the Ministry of Finance, State Treasury, and Pension Fund, brought down computers and destroyed important databases.

Related: U.S. senators: Russia’s cyber attacks pose ‘grave threat’

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