SBU detects businessmen in illegal collection of restricted data in Kyiv
SBU officials detected commercial organization in illegal collection and selling of restricted information, which is the state property.
Law enforcers found that the criminals illegally interfered by means of special software in the work of automatic systems and networks of state organizations. SBU officials fixed that hackers had copied information from the systems and networks of the Ministry of Justice, the Fiscal Service and the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine. Businessmen sold an access to illegally created database as collected from public sources.
SBU detected telecommunication equipment with illegally collected information and seized documentation during the court authorized searches in offices and residencies of company owners and top managers. SBU operatives also found that illegal databases duplicates are stored on servers in other countries. Criminals’ software allowed to collect data even from users of their services.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 2 Article 359 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The urgent investigations are under way.
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