According to official statistics from the Central Bank of Russia, last year the number of cyber-attacks in the Russian banking sphere increased by 30%,however, according to the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, the real figure is about ten times higher.
Ransomware known as WannaCrypt or WannaCry has been attacking Windows computers around the world. On May 12, the first day of the massive hacker attack, the largest number of incidents were recorded in Russia. This was due to the fact that in Russia many people don't regularly update their software.
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"We have an understanding that this is a priority and an important issue," Andrey Krutskikh told Russian agency TASS at the International Meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues.