Ukrainian hackers claim attack on Russian banks

Cyber attack targets Bank of Russia’s interbank system, disrupting payments


Russian interbank payments services were disrupted by a cyber attack on June 8, around the time Ukraine’s conventional military counter-offensive started.

Hackers targeted Moscow-based internet service provider, Infotel, which runs the Bank of Russia’s interbank system. The attacks resulted in blocked payments, Ukrainian news site Economichna Pravda first reported.

Infotel said that as result of a “massive hacker attack”, part of its network equipment was damaged. Its website still carried a

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