Hackers hacked system of Moscow’s new Cableway and demanded Bitcoins

Moscow Cableway “Luzhniki -Vorobyovy Gory” (Moscow Metropolitan stations) used to be opened on November 26. Its period is 720 m. The Cableway is designed to hold as much as 1.6 thousand passengers consistent with hour.

Computer servers of a new sort of delivery for the Russian capital have been subjected to a formidable cyber assault this Tuesday, only a couple of days after opening.

The staff of the Cableway found out a pc failure and right away stopped the paintings of the street. And they promptly dropped off all passengers on the vacation spot stations to verify most passenger protection.

It changed into identified message from an Unknown got here to the Head pc of the Moscow Cableway. In this message the hacker demanded to switch him Bitcoins in trade for details about decrypting pc information.

Sergey Kravchenko, senior industry construction supervisor on the Department of Advanced Technologies at Kaspersky Lab, mentioned that the safety of knowledge channels of the Moscow Cableway is simple to mod, nevertheless it can result in human casualties. Therefore, it can be crucial to take care of cyber safety and coverage already on the level of access into the cyber global.

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