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Ukraine attacked computer virus Petya

Украину атаковал компьютерный вирус PetyaIt blocks the download of the operating system and demands money.

A computer virus that on June 27 attacked the Ukraine, is a virus Petya.A.

This was announced became one of the victims of the “New mail”.

“Because of the massive attack of the virus Petya.A on our information systems Department and the contact center “New mail” temporarily unable to serve customers. We work hard to recover soon. Thank you for understanding, we promise to inform about the course of events”, – stated in the message “New mail” in Facebook.

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In 2016, the publication of “Hacker” in the article about the discovery of this virus, wrote that it was locker-cryptographer.

Then Petya attacked HR professionals by sending out phishing emails focused character. The message was allegedly resumes from candidates for any position. The letters were accompanied by a link to the full portfolio of the applicant, whose file is located on Dropbox. Instead portoflio the link was located malware.

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Run led to the downfall of system and the subsequent reboot.

Then boot to the lock screen Petya. The extortionist tells the victim that all the data on its hard drives was encrypted and cannot be recovered.

We will remind that victims of a virus attack Jun 27, in Ukraine a number of energy companies, including Ukrenergo, DTEK, chain stores, banks, Ukrtelecom.

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