2017 Ukraine ransomware attacks

DescriptionA series of powerful cyberattacks using the Petya malware began on 27 June 2017 that swamped websites of Ukrainian organizations, including banks, ministries, newspapers and electricity firms. Similar infections were reported in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, United Kingdom, the United States and Australia. ESET estimated on 28 June 2017 that 80% of all infections were in Ukraine, with Germany second hardest hit with about 9%. On 28 June 2017, the Ukrainian government stated that the attack was halted. On 30 June 2017, the Associated Press reported experts agreed that Petya was masquerading as ransomware, while it was actually designed to cause maximum damage, with Ukraine being the main target.
Location ua
Parent contextRusso-Ukrainian_War

Persons of Interest

File Photo Name Case Status Charges
Andrienko, Yuri SergeyevichIndicted
Detistov, Sergey VladimirovichIndicted
Frolov, Pavel ValeryevichIndicted
Kovalev, Anatoliy SergeyevichIndicted
Ochichenko, Artem ValeryevichIndicted
Pliskin, Petr NikolayevichIndicted
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