Tag: Petya

TrickBot influenced by WannaCry and Petya, adds a self-spreading Worm Module

Security researchers have discovered that the latest version of Trickbot has been using the Windows Server Message Block (SMB). This is the same worm module used by WannaCry and Petya that allowed...

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Ukraine’s Security Service Blames Russia for Petya Cyberattack

Ukraine’s security service has claimed it has obtained proof that its Russian counterpart was involved in the cyber-attack. On Saturday, Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) claimed that...

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Petya Ransomware Hits the United States

Petya, the sweeping ransomware cyberattack that struck companies and government offices across Europe has now struck establishments in the United States. US hospitals, pharma giant Merck and Oreo are...

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Petya Ransomware Outbreak is Wrecking Havoc Across the World

A new ransomware strain similar to WannaCry has been spreading across Europe today, hitting a number of large companies and installations in countries including Russia, the UK, Ukraine, India, Spain,...

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Petya Ransomware Corrupts Windows’ Boot Record

A new strain of malware that is found in the wild and is using methods of dispersal such as Dropbox and email has the means to lock Windows users out of their computers completely. A new ransomware...

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