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Day: June 27, 2017

Breaking Down 2017’s Petya Ransomware Attack

The attack launched in 2017 by a Petya ransomware variant is hitting institutions in multiple countries, crippling transportation infrastructure like the airport and subway in Kiev, shutting down shipping terminals in the Netherlands, and compromising business networks from Russia’s Rosneft to British advertising giant WPP. There are still more questions

Petya Ransomware Spreading Fast With Same WannaCry Exploit

The Petya ransomware outbreak spreading fast in June 2017 is using ETERNALBLUE, the same exploit used in the WannaCry ransomware attack in May 2017, which was developed by the U.S. National Security Agency. This ransomware outbreak is a variant of Petya, which first emerged in early 2016 in the same