The Russian central bank on Tuesday revealed the volume of losses suffered by banks in Russia over the past year from cyber attacks caused by the virus, "Cobalt Strike."

The central Russian said that more than 240 banks were exposed during the 2017 to 11 successful cyber attacks by the virus, "Cobalt Strike" during which banks lost about 1.156 billion rubles (about 19.9 million dollars).

During the year 2017 Russia suffered several attacks

According to the Russian center, the attacks were carried out by the "Betia" extortion virus, and the attacks led to the exit of computers in some institutions from service.

(USD = 58 rubles) 13 February]

Source: "Novosti"

Fred Geerley


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