The source said about the hacker attacks on Sberbank on Thursday

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat in fotoracconti managers of the savings Bank at work. Archival photoThe source said about the hacker attacks on Sberbank on Thursday© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat the image Bank

Hacker attacks on Thursday suffered only Sberbank, where they were unsuccessful, the CBR considered it necessary to warn other banks, reported RIA Novosti a source in banking circles.

«A hacker attack Thursday was targeted only to Sberbank: there were three different power — higher than the ordinary background, but certainly not critical. Customers are not affected, the attacks were repulsed,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, this type of hacker attack detected by means of standard network equipment, even without the use of special means of protection.

«The need for the Central Bank to inform other banks were not. So Bulletin on this topic Fincert not allowed,» the source added.

Official comments of the Bank of Russia and Sberbank, RIA Novosti has not yet.

In the morning on Thursday, Sberbank reported that, on average, in 2018, every week fixed one or two DDoS attacks on their systems, and since the beginning of the year reflected 62. At the same time, according to his message, the number of high attack power increased by 1.5 times compared with the previous year to 25. Sberbank also said that in 2018, through a system of fraud monitoring, based on artificial intelligence, protected from cyberhawks 32 billion of depositors ‘ funds.

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