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Russian oil giant Rosneft says hit by 'powerful' cyberattack

Rosneft said that its servers had suffered a "powerful" cyberattack, as the company is locked in a bitter court fight with the Russian conglomerate Sistema. 

Published: 27th June 2017 06:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2017 06:51 PM   |  A+A-

Russian oil major Rosneft (File | AFP)

By AFP

MOSCOW: Russian oil giant Rosneft said Tuesday that its servers had suffered a "powerful" cyberattack, as the company is locked in a bitter court fight with the Russian conglomerate Sistema. 

"A powerful hacking attack has been carried out against the company's servers," Rosneft said on Twitter, adding that it "hopes" the incident was "not connected to current legal proceedings".

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