Random Pagan Verse:
Fields and flocks had Fitjungs sons,
Who now carry begging bowls:
Wealth may vanish in the wink of an eye,
Gold is the falsest of friends.

Author Topic: Ukraine Accuse Moscow of being Behind Massive Cyberattack  (Read 306 times)

Offline Nairaland (OP)

  • Global Moderator
  • Full Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Mar 2017
  • Posts: 135
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile
Ukraine Accuse Moscow of being Behind Massive Cyberattack
« on: June 30, 2017, 12:48:28 AM »

Ukraine official claimed Wednesday that Russia was behind the previous day’s cyberattack that crippled computers in government ministries and power grid facilities, banks, even at Kyiv’s international airport.

Oleksandr Turchinov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, made the allegation after Tuesday’s cyberattack that ultimately hit companies around the world in an incident that was similar to a ransomware attack last month that targeted hospitals in Britain.

The cyberattack, which Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman called “unprecedented,” was caused by a variant of a computer virus known as Petya, which threatens to wipe the infected computer clean of data unless the user pays a ransom in untraceable bitcoins. But the ransomware was just a ruse, according to some experts; the real goal of the hackers was to destroy data, they say.



Fewer People Are Using Facebook in 2015 despite Massive user's Statistics

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 825
Last post November 10, 2015, 01:42:50 PM
by legendguru
Developer Accuse blogger Linda Ikeji of stealing her social network idea

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 376
Last post November 04, 2016, 07:23:47 AM
by yungcrux
Spamhaus Project accuse Verizon of Helping Cybercriminals by Routing Stolen IP

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 237
Last post January 12, 2016, 11:57:42 PM
by yungcrux