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Virus “Petya” raged in Europe and India

Вирус «Petya» разбушевался в Европе и ИндииAbout the attacks said the company’s UK, Netherlands, Denmark and France, Russia, and India

Various European companies announced on Tuesday, June 27, about a major cyber attack. In particular, about serious problems reported by Reuters, the official representative of the British group WPP, the largest advertising Agency in the world.

According to him, has been attacked computer system units in the Agency. The official website of the WPP for some time not worked.

According to Dutch media, the attack were 17 international container terminal company APM Terminals. It operates in 76 ports in 41 countries on five continents. The attack was subjected to two terminals in the cargo port of Rotterdam and 15 more around the world. The website APM Terminals was not available, suffered the telephone network of the company headquarters in the Hague and at the office in Rotterdam.

As stated by the state information technology Agency Switzerland (MELANI), the most vulnerable to the virus, called Petya, was the Ukraine, Russia, UK and India. Data about attacks on the computer systems of Switzerland has not yet been reported. At the same time, the problems associated with the interference of hackers, said large firms in Denmark and France.

In Russia a powerful virus attack on their servers, said the company “Rosneft”. The announcement appeared on the official account of the concern on Twitter.

The company website is no longer open, but the process of oil production the impact hackers could not – in “Rosneft” declared that switched to a backup control system. Later it became known that the attack has also undergone a computer network of the Bank “home credit” and metallurgical company Evraz.

Read also: Ukraine is attacked by a computer virus Petya

The first of the U.S. companies reporting cyber attacks, has become the pharmaceutical giant Merck.

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