Vice President of the European Commission on financial stability and financial services Valdis Dombrovskis said that the new cybersecurity strategy of the European Union will include technical assistance to neighboring countries, including Ukraine.
“We intend to assist Ukraine in improving its cybersecurity, especially regarding critical infrastructure. Our updated cybersecurity strategy of the EU will include technical assistance to neighboring countries, including Ukraine”, – he said at the Conference on reforms in Ukraine on Thursday, July 6, in London.
The European Commission also encourages member countries of the EU to pay attention to this issue.
Recall, every third Bank in Ukraine has suffered from a virus attack, according to the national Bank of Ukraine.
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 systems.
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.