‘Cyber event’ influencing satellite-web services in Ukraine: Viasat

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Viasat said Monday that it believes “a cyber party” disrupted its satellite-world-wide-web service in Ukraine, with an ongoing outage less than investigation.

“Viasat is going through a partial community outage — impacting world-wide-web service for fastened broadband prospects in Ukraine and in other places on our European KA-SAT community,” the California-primarily based company claimed in a statement to CNBC.

“We are investigating and analyzing our European community and systems to determine the root induce and are having more network safeguards to stop even more impacts though we endeavor to get better service to affected shoppers.”

The outage began on Feb. 24, the day Russia invaded Ukraine, in accordance to the business, which claimed it notified “law enforcement and authorities associates,” adding it has “no indicator that customer facts is associated.”

It is unclear how several buyers Viasat has in Ukraine, and the firm declined to say how numerous are being affected.

Shares of Viasat were up 3.5% in midday buying and selling Monday at about $45.

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