President Petro Poroshenko signed a law abolishing penalties for victims of cyber attacks. This was announced by the head of the parliamentary Committee on taxation and customs policy, people’s Deputy from BPP Nina Southerner.
“The President has signed the Law of Ukraine from 13.07.2017 g.. No. 2143-VIII “On amendments to subsection 10 of section XX of the Tax code of Ukraine (concerning the non-application of penalties for late registration tax and excise invoices due to unauthorized intervention in work of computer networks of payers of taxes)”, – she wrote.
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Southerner added that this act shall enter into force on the day following the day of its publication. The law will be published on 25 July 2017 in the official newspaper “Voice of Ukraine”.
Recall, 27 June, Ukraine was the largest hacker attack. Virus Petya.A, which has encrypted all the data on the computer and demanded ransom, was struck by a network of several organizations, including the state. According to ESET, the Ukraine had most of the virus attacks Petya – 75,24% of the total.