«Rosneft» has called the possible target of a hacker attack on its servers

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka. Archival photo«Rosneft» has called the possible target of a hacker attack on its servers© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

Attack servers of Rosneft could be data that is essential to judicial processes involving the company, the press-Secretary of Rosneft Mikhail Leontyev.

«If you look at the rational motives that could be hackers, however, it must be noted that this rational motive would be to «kill» the computers of «Bashneft», which contains a large amount of information about the activities of «Bashneft» during the period of ownership to her previous owners» — quoted by Leontief portal BFM.

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 Russia and Ukraine, it locks computers and demands for unblocking the amount in bitcoins equivalent to 300 dollars. According to «Rosneft», the company’s servers Tuesday was carried out, a powerful hacker attack, in connection with which the company has addressed in law enforcement bodies. «Rosneft» has expressed hope that the incident is not related to the current judicial procedures.

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All proygressive»We said that in fact it is not our function, we hope that specialists, law enforcement is investigating and will find, but we do not want to think in any case that it has something to do with our judicial processes, despite the amazing synchronization,» — said Leontiev.

On Tuesday the arbitration court of Bashkiria has passed to consideration of the merits of the claim of «Rosneft», «Bashneft» and Bashkiria to AFK «Sistema» is 170.6 billion.

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