• 18/04/2024 19:52

The number of hacker attacks in Ukraine increased by 16% over the year

In Ukraine last year, the number of cyber attacks increased by 15.9% compared to 2022 to 2,543 incidents. This was reported by the press service of the State Special Communications Service, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

The number of hacker attacks in Ukraine increased by 16% over the year

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By According to the government computer emergency response team CERT-UA, 347 cyber attacks were recorded on government and government organizations, 276 on local authorities, 175 on organizations in the security and defense sector, 127 on commercial organizations.

The energy sector was attacked another 92 times, telecoms 81, and educational institutions 38. 32 – transport industry, 30 – financial sector, 25 – IT sector, 15 – media, 12 – medical institutions.

Head of the State Special Communications Service Yuri Mironenko said that in the second half of 2023 alone, 1 was recorded and investigated. 46 thousand cyber incidents.

He clarified that targeted attacks were mainly aimed at ministries and other government bodies, as well as critical infrastructure facilities.

minfin.com.ua

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