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The CIA has accused Russian hackers in cyber attacks against Ukraine

The target pests were CFOs system

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Central intelligence Agency, the US believes that cyberattacks against Ukraine in 2017 made military hackers Russia to undermine the financial system of the Ukrainian state in the backdrop of the ongoing war in the Donbas from Pro-Kremlin separatists, writes the American newspaper the Washington Post, citing a CIA report.

According to the newspaper, the CIA with high probability sure that the virus called NotPetya (also known as PetyaA – if), which in June 2017 attacked the computers of Ukrainian banks, energy companies, airports, and senior government officials, was created by military intelligence, the Main intelligence Directorate of Russia (GRU).

At the same time, the newspaper The Washington Post notes that the CIA refused to officially comment on this information.

However, the newspaper reminds that the virus NotPetya also affected the computer systems of Denmark, India and the United States but most of the cyber attacks suffered by Ukraine.

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