Russian hackers through the agency of Russian Special Service vandalized servers of energy pipe, carrying gas from Azerbaijan to Europe bypassing Russia, 1news.az and Aviation Week report. According to the publication, Russian hackers are long attacking Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline data server.
Hacker attacks caused suspension in BTC operations, forcing Eastern Oil Consortium to redirect the oil through Baku-Novorossiysk Russian pipeline. “After U.S. experts restored the BTC server, the pipeline operation was recovered,” Aviation Week informs.
The paper says attacks had the same IPs as those of Estonian websites swamp during 2007 Estonian Cyberwar. The source stresses that cyber crime officers of the Intelligence Service and FBI got BTC data servers under control and migrated them to Washington.