Cyberattack at Czech Institute of Nuclear Research Did Not Threaten Reactor Operations
The Institute of Nuclear Research Řež was attacked by a hacker group. It only attacked economic systems, which caused, for example, a delay in sending wages. The technological systems remained intact, the operation of the reactors was not threatened by the attack.
Hackers penetrated the institute's internal system using the Ransomware program, which blocks the computer system and encrypts the data stored in it. It demands a ransom from the user for data recovery.
December 12, 2022
No cost values disclosed.
Type of Malware
No Malware identified
No threat source identified