Ukraine’s PrivatBank Proposes Linux to Replace Compromised Microsoft Platforms

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The NotPetya cyber attack didn’t affect the largest bank in Ukraine,  PrivatBank. The bank’s entire computer infrastructure, from ATMs and workstations to servers, is built on Linux operating system. In the wake of the last attack, Privatbank now proposes to help state bodies, institutions, enterprises migrate to Linux.

PrivatBank offered the state secure corporate systems based on PrivatLinux

PrivatBank is ready to provide the state authorities, departments, state enterprises and local authorities with a ready solution of corporate operating systems on the basis of PrivatLinux, which will provide data protection against cyber attacks similar to the one that Ukraine faced on June 27, 2017. This was announced by the chairman of the board of PrivatBank Alexander Shlapak.

According to him, the corporate operating system of PrivatBank showed its exceptional resistance to cyberthreats, since during the period of the virus attack in the PrivatBank network there were no epidemics of infections…

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