Police seized servers M.E.Doc in the investigation of cyber attacks

Natspolitsiya seized the company’s servers M.E.Doc in the investigation of cyber attacks virus Petya.A last week.

About it reports Reuters with reference to the head of the Department of police of National police of Ukraine Sergey Demediuk.

Officials and experts from various companies have stated that the virus spread after antivirus program update M.E.Doc which is the most popular in Ukraine program for accounting.

The company told Reuters that their servers are not compromised, and the update of the program for customers was not infected with a virus.

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 which spreading the virus Petya.A, which blocks work of the computer system.

The virus is spreading in Russia, England, India and other countries of Europe and Asia. 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 get.

Head of Global programmes 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.