Ukraine plagued by cyber attacks

World October 24, 2017 16:18

kiev - Ukraine suffers from cyber attacks. Amongst other major transport companies like the metro of the capital Kiev and the airport of the southern port of Odessa are obstacles.

The organization CERT, which is monitoring the large computer systems in the country on behalf of the government, struck an alarm on Tuesday afternoon. In particular, owners of telecommunications systems and transport companies were asked to be alert to attacks. But also individuals were warned.

After the cyber attack, additional security measures were taken at Odessa Airport. The metro in Kiev had problems with his payment system after an attack. The carrier can only drive the subway.

According to the CERT, malicious software called badrabbit is used in the attacks.

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