One week after the cyber attack, the services of the Republic Geodetic Authority are gradually starting to work

Yesterday, the Republic Geodetic Authority (RGZ) started with the gradual commissioning of priority services necessary for the functioning of the real estate market, which have been under intense and coordinated cyber attacks since June 14.

The release of all services is expected by the end of next week, unless the system is threatened by new advanced attacks, it is stated in notice on the website of the Republic Geodetic Authority.

Access to data was first provided to ministries, local self-government units and notaries public through the system of the Ministry of Justice, according to a statement published on the RGA website. In practice, this means that the normal functioning of the real estate market is enabled, and that it is possible to perform the tasks of verifying sales contracts and taking over the real estate certificate.

In a joint coordinated action of experts from the RGA, the Prosecutor’s Office for High-Tech Crime, the Security Information Agency (BIA), the Ministry of Interior (MUP) and teams of IT security engineers, security protocols were successfully implemented to protect the entire RGA IT system. was the target of an intense and coordinated cyber attack.

“Due to the sensitivity of the operation carried out in order to protect data, the RGA is not able to inform the public about everything, but only the relevant state bodies. “After the end of the problems, the public will be informed about everything in a timely manner,” it is stated in the announcement.

RGZ previously announced that an intensive hacker attack began on Tuesday, June 14, and that all security protocols were activated to protect data, and the entire RGZ information system was locked.

Special Prosecutor for High-Tech Crime Branko Stamenković told Danas that “criminal law evidence is being taken” and that at this moment it is not possible to give more precise data on the manner of committing the crime to the detriment of the RGA. for high-tech crime On June 17, the Interior Ministry’s High-Tech Crime Department submitted a report with supporting evidence, which is currently the subject of a detailed analysis by the prosecution.

At this moment, the prosecution believes that there is a “reasonable suspicion that an unknown person committed the crime of making and importing computer viruses under Article 300 in conjunction with the crime of Computer Sabotage under Article 299 of the Criminal Code of Serbia,” Stamenkovic said.



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