SBU exposed the spread of malware by Russian special forces in Ukraine

The security service of Ukraine together with foreign partners blocked the spread of Russian special services malicious software to destroy system critical infrastructure, the press service of the Ministry.

In the SBU said that the Russian “experts” used for this Ukrainian network infrastructure.

In the period from 25 may to 6 June, the security Service of Ukraine in close cooperation with foreign partners have stopped using the Ukrainian network infrastructure for targeted dissemination of the secret services of the Russian Federation of malicious software with the aim of destruction of information networks and critical infrastructure of our country and other countries”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that an extensive international network infrastructure security services of the Russian Federation with server hardware and hosting Ukrainian carried out a cyber attack against systems of critical infrastructure of Ukraine. Hackers infected computers with malware special.

Also in SBU added that during the searches police seized server equipment used in the system of cyber-attacks.

As you know, 27 Jun largest hacking attackthat spreads the virus Petya, was subjected to Ukrainian banks, energy companies, government Internet resources and local network of Ukrainian media and a number of other large enterprises.

The attacks began almost simultaneously at about 11:30. Virus that locks computer systems, spread very quickly. It manifests itself in the failure of computers on a Windows platform, your computer restarts and the virus encrypts all the data on it.