Because of cyber attacks, the NBU carried out foreign exchange interventions under a single course
The NBU carried out foreign exchange intervention at a uniform rate for the purpose of smoothing the functioning of the foreign exchange market because of cyber attacks.
This is stated in on the website of the national Bank.
“In connection with the recent cyber attack, the number of banks was limited, which affected the functioning of the interbank foreign exchange market and distorted the exchange rate. Therefore, the national Bank decided to maintain the functioning of the foreign exchange market using foreign exchange intervention”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the national Bank Oleg Chury.
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To facilitate the work of the foreign exchange market in such circumstances, the national Bank purchased at the rate of UAH 26.07. for the US dollar, and sold at the rate of 26.12 UAH. for the U.S. dollar.
Video”Oschadbank” and “Borispol” airport resumed work after a massive cyber attack
Recall, 27 June at 11: 00 against Ukraine was launched a massive cyber attack using a modification under the Ukraine version of the virus “wannacry” – “cryptolocker”. This was announced by MP and adviser to the interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko in Facebook. According to him, the attack was prepared at least a month. Letters virus, which arrived to the recipients were in Russian and Ukrainian language. According to him, a few days work of computer networks will be fully restored.
NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, in turn, said “Russian trace” carves Petya in Ukraine.
Now the situation with cyber attacks on it systems in the financial, energy, transport and other sectors of the critical infrastructure of the country is already under control. About it reports a press-service of the State.
The virus, which struck the state and private computer systems of Ukraine, was also distributed in Russia, England, India and went to USA.