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'BadRabbit' cyber attacks hit airport, metro in Ukraine

The metro system in the capital Kiev reported a hack on its payment system

Reuters  |  Kiev (Ukraine) 

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The chief of Ukraine's cyber police said was attacked on Tuesday by called BadRabbit, adding that the country was barely affected.
 
Earlier the airport in the southern city of Odessa said it had tightened security measures after being hit by a cyber attack, while the metro system in the capital reported a hack on its payment system.
 
Asked whether the was used in the attacks, Cyber Police Chief Serhiy Demedyuk said by text message "yes, correct".

First Published: Tue, October 24 2017. 22:31 IST
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