Ukraine claims to turn second-Petya-cyber attack

Ukraine claims to turn second-Petya-cyber attack

The Ukrainian police have a second cyberattack on the country chopped off.

That tells the Ukrainian minister of the Interior on Facebook.

The cyber attack was on Tuesday at 12:40 pm Dutch time started and had to later in the day reach its peak. The malware was also distributed through accounting software MeDoc.

The police took the server used by the attack offline. This were e-mails with the malware will not be sent out. In addition, would the encryption software is not activated.

Said earlier the Ukrainian police servers of MeDoc take to have taken. May be there sat also, the server used in the second attack in between.


At the end of June, there was a worldwide cyber attack takes place that took advantage of the Petya-virus. It was the abuse made of the Ukrainian management the MeDoc, and that particular company in that country were affected.

Petya software acts as ransomware, but according to experts the software is not made to earn money. It was going to be a targeted cyber attack that is as ransomware disguises.

See also:
You need to know about Petya, the ‘cyber attack disguised as ransomware

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