Ukrainian Power Distributor Ukrenergo Hit by Second Cyber Attack

Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber attack on Thursday which used a computer virus different from one that hit Ukraine on Tuesday, said Ukrenergo’s acting head said. The second attack did not affect Ukraine’s power network, Vsevolod Kovalchuk told a news briefing on Friday. “The virus was slightly different, of a …

NotPetya Ransomware causes over 2,000 attacks in Ukraine, Russia and Poland

Interpol is being involved to help curb a new rogue ransomware that¬†Russian anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab said its analysis showed that there had been about 2,000 attacks – most in Ukraine, Russia and Poland. In a statement, the US National Security Council said government agencies were investigating the attack and that the US was “determined …