CB detects a hacker attack on the big banks

MOSCOW, 10 Nov — RIA Novosti/Prime. The center for monitoring and responding to computer attacks in the financial sphere (Finsert, FinCERT) of the Bank of Russia detects a hacker attack of average power at a number of large banks, reported RIA Novosti in the press service of the regulator.

“FinCERT detects attacks on a number of large banks. In the attack involved a botnet consisting of devices of the so-called “Internet of things”. The power of attacks the average. Violations of availability of services of banks are not fixed,” — told in the Central Bank.

FinCERT also brought relevant information to law enforcement agencies and the State system of detection, prevention and elimination of consequences of computer attacks (Gossipy).

On Wednesday, the RIA Novosti source reported that five major banks of the Russian Federation Tuesday are exposed to DDoS-attacks is not very high power. According to “Kaspersky Lab”, the attacks began at 16.00 GMT, hackers attacked the websites of at least five financial institutions in the top 10.