Contents tagged with NotPetya virus

  • Ukrainian Security Service repels Russian cyberattack

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reports that it has successfully repelled a cyberattack on the network equipment of the Auly Chlorine Distillation Station – the only company in Ukraine that supplies water treatment companies with liquid chlorine for water purification.“Intelligence services specialists in the field of cyber security established that, over the course of several minutes, the company’s technological process control systems and the systems for detecting signs of emergencies …

  • Ukrainian Security Service shuts down the operation of the office of ‘pro-Kremlin hackers’ in Kyiv

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) claims to have unmasked the activities of the office of "pro-Kremlin hackers" in Kyiv.

    The SBU press center says that "the hacker group controlled by the FSB of Russia organized cyberattacks, in particular against critical infrastructure facilities, state, and bank institutions."

    According to the department, the persons involved in the case used internet anonymizers to prevent the identification of the attacks, and used so-called "bot farms" to conduct …

  • Russia claims there is a Ukrainian connection to NotPetya virus

    A "Ukrainian trace" was found in the NotPetya virus cyber attacks according to the Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media, Nikolai Nikiforov, Interfax reports.

    "We see no Russian footprint [here]. There is a Ukrainian footprint, because it [the virus] was circulated through the Ukrainian system, through an accounting software package," Nikiforov said. According to him, "anyone could produce" the virus.

    Nikiforov noted that the virus was made up of two components "that according to …