Ukraine says cyber attack may strike in next few days

Ukraine says cyber attack may strike in next few days

KIEV (Reuters) – The government of Ukraine, which was victim of a major cyber attack earlier this year, told businesses on Friday to make sure their networks were protected because of intelligence suggesting that another attack may be in the works.A hooded man holds a laptop computer as blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/IllustrationUkraine’s state security service SBU and the state-run Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) said the attack could take place Oct. 13-17 when Ukraine celebrates Defender of Ukraine Day.Ukraine, which believes Russia is behind regular attacks on its computer systems, is trying to roll out a national strategy to keep state institutions and major companies safe. Moscow denies that it is behind cyber attacks on its neighbor.

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