The system of cyber protection of state information resources of Ukraine and critical infrastructure facilities at monitoring sites recorded 376,100 suspicious events from August 18 to 24 August 2021, which is 28% less than in the previous week.
According to the State Service for Special Communication and Information Protection on Thursday, the overwhelming majority of recorded suspicious events concern violations of corporate security policy (32%), detection of network malware (22%), and attempts to obtain administrator rights (20%).
The system of state bodies’ protected access to the Internet blocked 43,100 different types of attacks, which is 18% less than in the previous week. Of these, 99% are application-level network attacks; two DDoS attacks were also recorded and blocked.
During this period, the Government Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) registered and processed 2,150 cyber incidents.
The vast majority of processed incidents belong to the UACOM domain zone (about 99%). The majority of incidents are related to the distribution of malware (96% of the total) and phishing (3%).