On June 23, it became known about a group of unknown scammers illegally working on the software of the "Unified Legal Information and Telecommunication System" of the judicial administration and the capacity of the server equipment of the State Enterprise "Information Judicial System" for miningMining
– is a type of activity for creating new blocks in the Blockchain to ensure proper system operation. Details digital currency.
"The scam was calculated by checking why the news from the 6th to the 27th of December last year disappeared on the websites of the courts and on the "Judicial Power of Ukraine" web portal. At the same time, the e-mail service did not function in the judicial administration in the courts, other bodies and institutions of the justice system. There was no access to a number of electronic services provided by "ESITIS" – 368.media.
After checking the server equipment of the data center and the computer system by employees of the Security Service of Ukraine, MinerGate malware was found, which, according to experts, was in effect from January 1st. The fraudsters used the power of the judicial administration through the program, and mine cryptocurrency. Then the information was illegally transferred to third parties.
The court administration suffered significant financial losses. For a detailed study of the situation, the court appointed a comprehensive forensic engineering and forensic economic examination.
Basically, businesses are very closely monitoring any signs of theft or encryption of critical data as a result of an attack. Crypto-hacking is more secretive and it can be difficult for companies to detect it. The damage he causes is real, but not always obvious.
A group of unknown people illegally used the equipment of the judicial administration of Ukraine for mining cryptocurrency for a long time. Recall, the recently released mining platform – Miningzoo, is rapidly capturing the cryptocurrency market audience.
Editor: Yuliya Soroka