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Virus-extortionist Petya attacked Russian and Ukrainian companies

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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Virus-extortionist Petya attacked Russian and Ukrainian companies 27.06.2017

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