SBU warns about large-scale cyber-attack against critical infrastructure facilities
The SBU warns about large-scale cyber-attack, taking place on June 27, 2017 concerning critical information infrastructure facilities of energy generating and energy supply companies, transport facilities, a range of banking establishments, telecommunication companies etc. Many entities, carrying out entrepreneurial activities of private sector are also suffered.
The attacks against computer networks have taken place by means of formerly known, but updated virus-extorter (so-called Ransomware). According to previous estimates, the virus infection was preplanned and took place in several steps. Currently the SBU experts together with the State special communication, the Department of cyber police, representatives of antivirus laboratories have been conducting works on researching samples of damaging software and trying out ways of its neutralization. The recommendations on protection from the abovementioned cyber-attack in the short run will be developed and provided.
For the Attention of the SBU Head