The firm that conducted the maintenance of computers of government agencies, installed prohibited software that downloaded data.
The security service of Ukraine on Friday, 14 December, said the exposure of the commercial structure, which has taken control of databases and datasets of public institutions, military units and enterprises in the Lviv region. This is stated in the press service of the SBU in Facebook, reports the Internet-the edition with reference to .
Specifies that the businessmen obtained information with the help of banned in Ukraine the software Sail and Athena, included in the sanctions lists.
According to the SBU, employees of the company who served state computers, set them forbidden Russian program and copied military information.
“The use of these malware allowed the attackers to obtain unauthorized access to information and telecommunication systems more than one hundred state and military institutions, enterprises and organizations”, – stated in the message.
It is noted that the received secret data could get into Russia.
“Given the fact that the software Sail and Athena extends and updates from servers that are geographically located in Russia, because of the actions of the attackers set the stage for the leaking of restricted information. Kidnapped by Russian programs database became available to the aggressor country and can be used to the detriment of national security of the state”, – declared in SBU.Law enforcers have opened criminal proceedings and check the version of the data transfer to the Russian special services.