NATO is closely monitoring the BadRabbit ransomware that affected computer systems in Ukraine and other countries, and the alliance is in touch with industry partners to address the problem, a NATO official told The Defense Post on Thursday.
On October 24, Ukraine, the United States, Turkey, Russia and a number of other countries were hit by ransomware suspected to be a variant of the malicious software Petya that infected computer systems earlier this year.
According to media reports, the attack originated in Ukraine and struck Odessa International Airport and the metro transportation system in Kiev, the country’s capital. BadRabbit also affected Russian media outlets Interfax and Fontanka.
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