The communications Ministry stated that the elimination of discovered Dr.Web threats at the portal of public services

The communications Ministry stated that the elimination of discovered Dr.Web threats at the portal of public services


MOSCOW, July 13. /TASS/. The Ministry stated that the elimination of threats detected on Thursday on the state services portal antivirus company Dr. Web.

“Quickly, measures were taken to eliminate the potential for violations of the privacy of user data portal of the United public services portal (Single portal of public services – approx. TASS),” – said TASS in the Ministry of communications. As the Ministry said, “the numerous protective mechanisms of the website services have made the implementation of potential threats is practically impossible”.

“Portal users and their data does not cause any damage to data and computers users are not affected. At the moment the reappearance of the threat completely excluded”, – concluded in the Ministry of communications, which is responsible for the portal of public services.

Previously, the company Dr. Web reported the discovery of a portal potentially malicious code, which causes the browser of any visitor to a website to discreetly contact one of the 15 or more domain addresses registered to an unknown private person. In response to those domains can enter any file, ranging from fake the data entry form credit cards and ending with the bust of a set of vulnerabilities to get access to the computer of the website visitor, mentioned in Dr. Web.

Commenting on the situation, the communications Ministry said that the potential threat on the portal minor and no negative consequences for users is not expected.

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