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NUMBER OF CYBER ATTACKS IN 2022 GROWS

The number of cyber incidents at the beginning of 2022 grew seven times compared to the same period last year, the CERT-UA government cybersecurity team said in a statement.
According to the data published on the CERT-UA website, since the beginning of 2022, 5,970 cyber incidents have been recorded and processed, of which 5,534 have been processed automatically.
Automatic processing includes informing providers about infected hosts of their clients and blocking phishing pages hosted in Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the year, 613 cyber incidents were classified as malware, and another 4,921 cases were phishing.
By sectors worked out by the CERT-UA team since the beginning of the year, 252 out of 436 incidents were registered in the UAGOV zone, 78 in the UACOM zone, and 62 in the FCOM zone.
According to the targets of the attack, 94 cyber incidents related to the sector of government bodies and local authorities, 68 to the security and defense sector, 25 to the financial sector. Telecom providers, commercial organizations, energy and transport sectors were also attacked.
At the same time, 170 cyber incidents were classified as low, 81 as medium, 72 as high, and 113 as critical.

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