For attacks on the websites of government agencies is of Russia – Turchynov

За атаками на сайты госорганов стоит РФ - Турчинов

Turchinov told about hackers from Russia

Cyber attacks on the websites of state bodies of Ukraine staged in Russia, say in the NSDC.

About a week ago began the active phase of a large-scale cyber attacks on the websites of the Ukrainian government, critical infrastructure and institutions non-governmental sector, said Secretary of national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov.

“These attacks were planned and coordinated from the centre, located in the Russian Federation”, – said Turchynov, explaining that attacks carried out with the use of computer networks located in different countries.

“One of the main objectives of cybercriminals was the destabilization of the financial-banking sector of Ukraine on New year’s eve, was supposed to lead to failure of the campaign for social benefits, complications of the functioning of the leading state institutions and blocking the budget process,” – said Turchinov.

The Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine stressed that the efforts of specialists work affected computer systems were restored.

“Analysis of cyber incidents have shown that the information resources that were connected to the national system of cyber defence, was not damaged,” – said Turchinov.

Recall, December 6 the Finance Ministry has accused hackers in an attempt to disrupt the budget process.

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