Lenders such as Sberbank, Rosbank, Alfa Bank, Bank of Moscow, as
well as the Moscow Exchange and other institutions were the
targets of "a massive attack" from hackers between Nov. 8 and
Nov. 14, deputy head of the Security Service Dmitry Shalkov
"Analysis shows that the number of information attacks at
Russian official information resources is on the rise. There
were 70 million (such attacks) in 2016," Shalkov said, adding it
was a threefold increase from a year earlier.
The attacks were countered by banks' cyber security services in
coordinations with the Security Service, he said.
(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; editing by Polina Devitt)
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