According to the company ESET, which develops software to combat harmful computer programs, the Ukraine had most of the virus attacks Petya – 75,24% of all attacks.
Also Petya attacked Germany (9.06% of attacks), Poland (of 5.81%), Serbia (2,87%), Greece (1,39%), Romania (1.02 per cent) and less than one percent of all virus attacks occurred in Russia and the Czech Republic.
ESET also said that according to their information a carrier of the virus was accounting program M.E.Doc. The virus penetrated to her under the form of regular updates.
Experts say the company that Petya quickly spread due to the “capture” computer networking – virus enough to take over one computer in the internal network in order to eventually quickly spread to all of the PC connection.
As reported, on June 27, Ukrainian banks, energy companies, government Internet resources and local network of the Ukrainian media and other large enterprises has undergone a massive hacker attack from spreading the virus Petya.A, which blocks work of the computer systems.
Virus Petya.And encrypts the data on the computer and demands a ransom. The security professionals suggest nothing to pay – no keys after paying money to the owners of infected computers do not receive.
The Chairman of the Global programme of the United Nations on cybersecurity Neal Walsh said that investigators still can’t identify the initiators of the recent global cyber attacks, but the strategy of the attackers indicates that not money was the main motive for their actions.
According to the national police for the last two days 1508 legal entities and individuals turned to him, statements about the blockage of the computers who were victims of major hacking attacks, spreading virus Petya.A.