Date: 7 months ago   Category: Russia

In Russia since the beginning of year counted 4.3 billion cyber attacks


Only on information infrastructure of the FIFA World Cup more than 25 million harmful influences were made, claim in Russia. Since the beginning of 2018 more than four billion computer attacks on objects of critical infrastructure in Russia were made. Such data were read by the deputy director of the National coordination center for computer incidents (NKTsKI) of the Russian Federation Nikolay Murashov, Interfax on Tuesday, December 11 reports. "In 2018 means of the State system of detection of preventions and elimination of the computer attacks (ГосСОПКА) revealed more than 4.3 billion computer impacts on critical information infrastructure, from them more than 17 thousand the most dangerous computer attacks", – Murashov at a briefing in Moscow told. He noted that in 2017 2.4 billion computer influences, from them 12.3 – the most dangerous were recorded. Murashov added that "only on information infrastructure of the FIFA World Cup in Russia more than 25 million harmful influences were made". Earlier American mass media reported that in 2017 the Russian hackers conducted a large-scale campaign for network hacking of energy companies of the USA, at the same time they could suit blackout. Also it was reported that the Australian authorities suspect the Russian hackers of an attack to 400 companies of the country in 2017. Australia wants that Russia took responsibility for these actions, having called them unacceptable. In turn the Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia at the state level is not engaged in the hacker attacks, and tries to fight against them. At the same time he recognized that hackers are freelancers and can quite work from patriotic motives. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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