The SBU recorded a new cyber attack on the Ukrainian government

The malware included remote administration, copying files, tracking users and intercepting passwords.

The security service of Ukraine has recorded a new hacker attack on the state structures of Ukraine. About it on Thursday evening, October 11, reported the press service of the Ministry.

“Experts of the security services has fixed a new targeted attack for information-telecommunications system of state bodies of Ukraine. Hackers used new samples of malicious software, the functionality of which provide for remote administration of operating system processes, and copying files, tracking user activity, steals passwords”, – stated in the message.

Experts after the investigation found that these computer viruses are updated versions of the backdoor Industoyer.

“They have a number of similar characteristic features, in particular using such pieces of code, deployment procedures, use of computing power of infected systems and the like. In addition, the recorded use of the individual tools belonging to the hacker group, which was discovered during previous investigations of cyber attacks,” – said the Agency.

Specialists have found objects of cyberattacks, helped to contain its consequences and to minimize threats to the it infrastructures of public authorities.

We will remind, yesterday in Berlin said the cyber attacks on strategically important infrastructure.

 

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