The Chernobyl nuclear site has been caught up in the massive cyber attack that has caused chaos across Europe. Workers at the power plant that was the sight of a nuclear explosion in 1986 have needed to use hand-held counters to measure radiation after computers were taken offline by malware. The virus, identified as a modified version of Petya, has targeted companies, banks and airports, across Europe – mostly Ukraine and Russia.
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The monitoring systems at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant have been broken by a worldwide hack. Systems usually used to monitor the area around the power station – which is still an active and dangerous area following the disaster in 1986 – are not working because of the cyber attack, Ukrainian authorities said. Those areas must now be monitored manually, according to a statement. The entire country of Ukraine is being hit by a sustained cyber attack that has hit some of its most important state and private infrastructure. Though the attack began in the country – and most of the damage is still being done there – it is rapidly spreading across the world, hitting firms across Europe and America.
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