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Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Armed forces can appear kibervoyska. He said this at the opening of the Center for response to cyber threats, the “Gordon”.
“Modern war is impossible without cyber-security. One of the issues that we recently discussed was the creation of cyberarmies in the Armed forces of Ukraine. Our task is to defend the country”, — said Turchinov.
Commenting on the creation of the Center for response to cyber threats, he noted that the work of such institutions would “prevent cyber attacks before they start.” According to him, the centre will collaborate with experts from NATO countries.
27 Jun virus-cryptographer Petya attacked computer systems in Ukraine, Russia, Italy, Israel, Serbia, USA and other countries. The spread of the virus began with Ukrainian organizations. The attackers blocked the victims ‘ computers and demanded a ransom for the information on them in the amount of $ 300 in bitcoins. Later experts have found that hackers had not planned to restore access to encrypted data, and intended to destroy them.
A week later law enforcement agencies of Ukraine reported about the stop of the second stage of a cyber attack virus. The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov stated that the seized servers there are “traces the impact of cyber-criminals with the obvious sources of the Russian Federation”.
Video, photo All from Russia.