Hacking computer networks occurred with previously known, but the modified virus-the extortioner (so called Ransomware). According to preliminary estimates, the infection was planned in advance and took place in several stages, the press center of the SBU.
“The security service of Ukraine warns about a major cyber attack, which took place on 27 June this year in relation to the objects of critical information infrastructure of power generating and power supplying companies, transportation facilities, the number of banking institutions, telecommunication companies etc. have also Suffered many of the business entities of the private sector”, – reported intelligence.
“The defeat of computer networks took place with the help of previously known but modified virus-the extortioner (so called Ransomware). According to preliminary estimates, the infection was planned in advance and took place in several stages,” – said in a statement on the website of the SBU.
It is noted that currently this Service is shared with the State, Department of police, representatives of the antivirus labs are working on studying samples of the malicious software and work out ways to neutralize it.
“In the near future will be developed and provided recommendations for protection against the aforementioned attacks”, – have informed in the SBU.
Recall that xacerca attack of the virus-the extortioner is gaining momentum in Ukraine. Victims of cyber criminals has become a number of banks, large companies, metro and international airport “Borispol”. In General, estimates of the international company Group-IB, injured more than 80 companies in Ukraine and Russia. The postal and telecommunications of Ukraine has counted 22 companies affected.
The cyber-police have also issued a number of tips, compliance with which will help you avoid getting infected with a dangerous virus.
“We need to immediately close the TCP ports 1024-1035, 135 and 445” – advised in addition in the international company Group-IB.
The company’s specialists said that this attack has nothing to WannaCry. The name of the new cipher — Petya.A.