the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of the Russian Federation on Friday, may 19, occurred the failure of the phones and the Internet. It is reported by RIA “Novosti” with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
The FAS apologized for “the inconvenience” and said that work is underway to restore communication. Crashing the office explained the power outage.
In a press-service FAS said that the problem “nothing to do” with failures in networks of “MegaFon”, which was observed all over Russia on Friday. “The data didn’t suffer”, – stated in the message Department.
– MegaFon reported failures on the job
Informed about problems on their networks, said largest mobile operator MegaFon. About the problems with communication also reported subscribers Yota, using the infrastructure of “MegaFon” and “VimpelCom” (brand “Beeline”). The company “MegaFon” noted that mobile Internet works in normal mode, calls possible using instant messengers.
The press wrote that issues of “MegaFon” there are in Moscow, Samara, Kazan, Saratov, Nizhny Novgorod and other Russian cities. It was noted that problems relate to only part of subscribers. The support operator stated that the failure could be the update Android OS on smartphone subscribers.
Meanwhile, MOE TASS reported that a problem with the “Megaphone” did not affect the control system and communications Ministry. “System control and communication, Ministry of emergency situations of Russia is functioning normally. Departmental digital network of communication and control with the integration of various services, works steadily and in a regular mode”, – said the representative of the MOE. He noted that access to departmental information resources, videoconferencing and a LAN provided in full.
In parallel with the main system normally work and redundant management and communications, said the Agency. “Inconvenience felt only the emergency workers, who are the subscribers of the cellular network “Megaphone”, – explained in the Ministry.
We will remind, on may 12 there was a large-scale cyber attackthat has affected more than 200 thousand users in 150 countries. It was reported tens of thousands of hacker attacks with the use of the new virus WannaCry, which began disabling computers and demand a ransom to return them to normal operation. The virus is also spread to Russia. It was noted that a cyber attack has affected at least the “MegaFon” company and the network of the Ministry of internal Affairs. The interior Ministry initially denied the fact of defeat, but then confirmed the information.