Ukraine has blamed Russia for previous cyber-attacks, including one on its power grid at the end of 2015. Photograph: Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA
(The Guardian) A major cyber-attack has struck large companies across Europe, with Ukraine’s government, banks, state electricity grid, telephone companies and even metro particularly badly affected.
The attack has caused serious disruption at companies including advertising multinational WPP, France’s Saint-Gobain, Russian steel, mining and oil firms Evraz and Rosneft, and the Danish shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk.
“We are talking about a cyber-attack,” Anders Rosendahl, a spokesman for the Copenhagen-based shipping group, told the Associated Press. “It has affected all branches of …read more
Source: DA Vibes