NATO will give Ukraine the equipment for the cyber defence on more than 1 million euros

Ukraine will soon receive from NATO equipment cyber defence to over 1 million euros in the framework of the implementation of the trust Fund of the NATO – Ukraine.

This was stated by Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze, writes UNIAN.

“It’s a matter of months at the most, and I think weeks, when it will go to Ukraine… That’s definitely more than a million euros, but I don’t remember”, she said.

As noted klympush-Tsintsadze, Romania is the leading country of the trust Fund on cyber security and the Ukraine will hold discussions about his extra filling.

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“At this point we are waiting for the provision of equipment, which can provide more active and more affluent system of cyber defense, from Romania. Because Ukraine was again on the first line of attack on the first line of fire against these cyber attacks… It’s quite a long process. From our side this work is being coordinated by the SBU. They conducted a serious investigation, it was determined the equipment that would help Ukraine in protecting its cyber security,” she said, adding that proposals had been provided by the Romanian side, has tenders and purchased equipment.

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 about the”Russian trace” cybervirus Petya in Ukraine.

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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.

The virus, which struck the state and private computer systems of Ukraine, was also distributed in Russia, England, India and reached US.