For the first time, encryption viruses were discovered in the Russian Federation in the infrastructure of medical institutions. This was stated by the deputy director of the National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents Nikolai Murashov, writes TASS…
“In addition, there were cases of attacks on the resources of the CEC, the Public Chamber and state authorities during the nationwide vote to amend the Constitution of the Russian Federation and a single voting day,” he said.
Murashov also noted the intensified attacks on the resources of government bodies, objects of the defense industry, as well as healthcare and science organizations with the aim of mining cryptocurrencies.
Recall, according to Group-IB estimates, in a year the damage from ransomware viruses exceeded $ 1 billion.
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