Virus-extortionist Petya did not affect Russian operators

© Fotolia / anyaberkutСмартфон and laptop. Archival photoVirus-extortionist Petya did not affect Russian operators© Fotolia / anyaberkut

Russian cellular operators are operating normally, the company is not affected by the virus-cryptographer Petya, reported RIA Novosti.

Earlier on Tuesday the company Group-IB announced that the virus ransomware Forex has caused large-scale attack on the oil, telecommunications and financial companies of the Russian Federation and Ukraine, it locks computers and demands $ 300 in bitcoins. Later, the head of the international research team of «Kaspersky Lab» adds Costin (Costin Raiu) reported that the virus has spread around the world.

«Infections from the new virus in «the Megaphone» have not been identified. All company units are operating normally. Operator services are in full», — said the head of the press service of the company Julia Dorokhin.

In a press-service «Vympelcom», Tele2 and Yota (a virtual operator on the networks of «MegaFon») also do not celebrate cyber attacks on companies.

In MTS said that the operator is operating normally. «On the MTS network every day produces attacks of various levels of complexity. Through effective information security system we reflect them. We have deep expertise in cyber defence,» — said the press Secretary of the company Dmitry Solodovnikov.

«Rostelecom», according to his representative, conducts an assessment of the situation.

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