Due to a virus Petya suffered A database of students in higher education

Из-за вируса Petya A пострадала база поступающих в ВУЗы

As the result of cyber attack suffered base of students in higher education

In the result of a cyber attack cancelled 40 thousand applications of students all over Ukraine.

Electronic database of the Ministry of education and science of Ukraine has suffered because of the virus Petya, with the result that some of the information was lost. About it reports TSN with reference to the Director of higher education Department MES Oleg Sharov.

“Worked another protection against a possible attack, although, fortunately, no attack was not. That part of the information coming into their offices served in, was not stored in the system,” – said Balls.

As a result, had problems with the electronic database for entering the universities. In particular, in Ukraine cancelled 40 thousand applications students. The office applicants are advised to apply again.

Recall that the global hacker attack virus-the extortioner Petya 27 Jun struck IT systems of companies from various countries, mostly affecting the Ukraine. The attack targeted the computers of the oil, banking, energy, telecommunications, pharmaceutical companies, the websites of government agencies. 1 July, the SBU said that it had established the involvement of Russian security services to attack the virus. Later the President Petro Poroshenko also accused Russia Cibitoke.

4 July the Department of police said that together with experts of SBU and Prosecutor’s office of Kyiv has stopped the second stage of a cyber attack Petya.