Tuesday, June 27, the servers of the company «Rosneft» and «Bashneft» has undergone to hacker attack. According to experts on cyber security cause large-scale attack was virus-extortionist Petya.
«On the servers of the company were granted a powerful hacker attack. We hope that this has nothing to do with the current judicial procedures. In fact, cyber attacks the company has addressed in law enforcement bodies», — TASS quoted the message widespread by the press service of the company.
According to TASS, the company switched to a backup system of management of production processes, extraction and processing of oil has not been stopped.
The specialists Group-IB has told RIA Novosti that the reason for the large-scale attacks on Russian and Ukrainian companies became virus-extortionist Petya.
«It locks computers and demands $ 300 in bitcoins. The attack occurred at about 14.00. Judging by the photos, this Cryptologic Petya,» — said the press service of the company, noting that the method of distribution Petya in a local network is similar to a virus WannaCry. According to preliminary data, the virus affected many companies, including «Bashneft» and «Rosneft», and also Ukrainian «Zaporozhyeoblenergo», «Dniproenergo» and «Dnieper electric power system,» — said the security professionals.
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