Hacker attack on the websites of government agencies: the issue of opening a criminal case is being decided

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Hacker attack on the websites of government agencies: the issue of opening a criminal case is being decided

The cyber police, together with the State Special Communications Service and the Security Service of Ukraine, are collecting digital evidence and identifying those involved in cyber attacks on the websites of government agencies on the night of January 14.

In this regard, the issue of opening criminal proceedings under Art. 361 CCU – unauthorized intervention in the operation of computers, automated systems, computer networks or telecommunication networks.

The Cyber Police also clarified some details about the hacker attack on government sites.

– Provocative messages were posted on the main pages of these sites. At the same time, the content of the sites has not been changed and there has been no leakage of personal data.

In order to prevent the attack from spreading to other resources and to localize technical problems, the work of other government sites has been temporarily suspended.

At the same time, the work of most of these resources has already been resumed, the rest will be available in the near future.

The Diya mobile application is working as usual, and the Diya portal is disabled, as are a number of other government sites. This is necessary to localize the problem and prevent the attack from spreading to other resources.

The State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine assured that the hackers who attacked a number of government sites on the night of January 14 failed to change the content of the resources.

Also, during the global attack, there was no leakage of personal data.

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