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Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say - KLCC FM Public Radio;

Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say - KLCC FM Public Radio

KLCC FM Public RadioUkraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts SayKLCC FM Public RadioCash machines in a supermarket in Kiev weren't working on Wednesday after a cyberattack paralyzed computers in Ukraine and elsewhere. Victims included government offices, energy companies, banks and gas stations. Efrem Lukatsky / AP. A deeper look ...and more »

The newest global cyber attack takes down ports, banks and law firms - PropertyCasualty360;

The newest global cyber attack takes down ports, banks and law firms - PropertyCasualty360

PropertyCasualty360The newest global cyber attack takes down ports, banks and law firmsPropertyCasualty360Thousands of computers around the globe were affected by the latest ransomware scam that demanded payment in untraceable Bitcoin currency. (Photo: Shutterstock). The latest version of ransomware to wreak havoc on businesses and utilities around the ...and more »

More Surprising Details Emerge about Massive Petya Cyberattack - Top Tech News

More Surprising Details Emerge about Massive Petya CyberattackTop Tech NewsThose responsible for the Petya cyberattack that began Tuesday in Ukraine and Russia don't appear to be in it for the money, some security researchers have concluded. The new malware might also have a different source than the original Petya ...and more »

Ukraine Power Supplier Hit by WannaCry Lookalike - BankInfoSecurity.com;

Ukraine Power Supplier Hit by WannaCry Lookalike - BankInfoSecurity.com

BankInfoSecurity.comUkraine Power Supplier Hit by WannaCry LookalikeBankInfoSecurity.comIn recent weeks, security researchers have counted four separate malware attacks targeting the country, including the Petya ransomware lookalike that many security researchers have been calling NotPetya. Ukraine's cyber police on Friday said they have ...and more »

India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacks - Daily Mail

India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacksDaily MailMUMBAI, June 30 (Reuters) - India is pressing Microsoft Corp to offer a sharply discounted one-time deal to the more than 50 million Windows users in the country so that they can upgrade to the latest Windows 10 operating system in the wake of ...and more »

Recent Global Malware Attack is Cyber Warfare, Not Just Ransomware - The Merkle;

Recent Global Malware Attack is Cyber Warfare, Not Just Ransomware - The Merkle

The MerkleRecent Global Malware Attack is Cyber Warfare, Not Just RansomwareThe MerkleA lot of people are paying close attention to the recent global ransomware outbreak. There are still a lot of conflicting reports regarding what is going on exactly, though. More information revealed by security researchers show the criminals behind ...and more »

Not much impact of ransomware attack on India, says govt. - The Hindu

Not much impact of ransomware attack on India, says govt.The HinduWith the Petya global ransomware spreading to India, the government on Wednesday said it is “closely” monitoring the situation while maintaining that there has been no large-scale impact on India yet. The government has, however, sent Dr. Gulshan Rai, ...and more »

Held to ransomware - The Hindu

Held to ransomwareThe HinduIt is the latest cyberattack to have hit organisations worldwide on Tuesday. While Ukraine and Russia are believed to be the worst hit by the attacks, companies across U.S., U.K. and India have been impacted. Most security organisations believe this to ...and more »

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business - Yahoo News Canada (blog);

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Yahoo News Canada (blog)New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world businessYahoo News Canada (blog)Customers queue in 'Rost' supermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine June 27, 2017 in this picture obtained from social media. MIKHAIL GOLUB via REUTERS. More. By Eric Auchard, Jack Stubbs and Alessandra Prentice. FRANKFURT/MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - A ...and more »

India worst hit in APAC by Petya: Symantec - The Hindu

India worst hit in APAC by Petya: SymantecThe HinduIndia has been the worst hit country in the Asia Pacific region and the seventh most impacted nation worldwide by the Petya ransomware, according to cybersecurity service provider Symantec. The Petya ransomware was the second big scale cyberattack ...and more »

Do not succumb to Petya ransomware - Networks Asia;

Do not succumb to Petya ransomware - Networks Asia

Networks AsiaDo not succumb to Petya ransomwareNetworks AsiaFollowing the WannaCry outbreak last month, a new ransomware attack has surfaced and is spreading across the world at an alarming rate. Originating from Ukraine, the cyberattack is currently impacting a wide range of industries and organizations, ...and more »

This week's Petya 'ransomware' attack wasn't ransomware after all, it was worse - KitGuru;

This week's Petya 'ransomware' attack wasn't ransomware after all, it was worse - KitGuru

KitGuruThis week's Petya 'ransomware' attack wasn't ransomware after all, it was worseKitGuruEarlier this week, a malware attack referred to as 'ExPetr' began infecting systems in a few countries, starting off in the Ukraine before spreading to Russia and eventually the US. The tricky thing with this attack was that it had all the signs of ...and more »

First Petya, now Ukrainian state power firm hit by second cyberattack 'similar to WannaCry' - International Business Times UK;

First Petya, now Ukrainian state power firm hit by second cyberattack 'similar to WannaCry' - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKFirst Petya, now Ukrainian state power firm hit by second cyberattack 'similar to WannaCry'International Business Times UKShortly after suffering a major cyberattack linked to Petya ransomware on Tuesday 27 June, beleaguered Ukrainian state power company Ukrenergo was targeted yet again by a second cyberattack two days later. The attack on Thursday 29 June reportedly ...and more »

The 'Petya' global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine - Business Insider UK;

The 'Petya' global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine - Business Insider UK

Business Insider UKThe 'Petya' global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in UkraineBusiness Insider UKKIEV/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The primary target of a crippling computer virus that spread from Ukraine across the world this week is highly likely to have been that country's computer infrastructure, a top Ukrainian police official told Reuters on Thursday.and more »

The Petya Attack is More than a Typical Ransomware – What you need to know - NeuroGadget (press release) (blog);

The Petya Attack is More than a Typical Ransomware – What you need to know - NeuroGadget (press release) (blog)

NeuroGadget (press release) (blog)The Petya Attack is More than a Typical Ransomware – What you need to knowNeuroGadget (press release) (blog)Weeks after the deadly WannaCry ransomware attack crippled hundreds of thousands of computers in more than 150 countries across the globe, another attack dubbed Petya has just hit Europe, with Ukraine emerging as the worst hit nation in the region.and more »

Petya Ransomware: What It Is, How to Avoid It, What to Do if Infected - NDTV;

Petya Ransomware: What It Is, How to Avoid It, What to Do if Infected - NDTV

NDTVPetya Ransomware: What It Is, How to Avoid It, What to Do if InfectedNDTVA new ransomware dubbed "Petya" started spreading across Europe on Tuesday, affecting businesses and governments that weren't sufficiently protected. But its reach has not been restricted to just Europe, as India has suffered at the hands of Petya ...and more »

Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks - Daily News & Analysis

Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacksDaily News & AnalysisUkraine's state security service (SBU) seized equipment it said belonged to Russian agents in May and June to launch cyber attacks against Ukraine and other countries, the SBU said in a statement on Friday. "Law enforcement officers seized server ...and more »

Ukraine power company says was hit by second cyberattack - The Star Online;

Ukraine power company says was hit by second cyberattack - The Star Online

The Star OnlineUkraine power company says was hit by second cyberattackThe Star OnlineThe second attack did not affect Ukraine's power network, Kovalchuk told a news briefing on June 30. — Reuters. KIEV: Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyberattack on June 29 which used a computer virus different from one ...and more »

Global cyber attack no longer thought to be ransomware - PCR-online.biz;

Global cyber attack no longer thought to be ransomware - PCR-online.biz

PCR-online.bizGlobal cyber attack no longer thought to be ransomwarePCR-online.bizThe global cyber attack currently working its way around the world is looking increasingly less likely to be ransomware. The crime group behind the Petya ransomware has distanced itself from this week's global cyber attack. The current attack, which ...and more »

How companies can safeguard themselves against cyber attacks like ransomware - VCCircle;

How companies can safeguard themselves against cyber attacks like ransomware - VCCircle

VCCircleHow companies can safeguard themselves against cyber attacks like ransomwareVCCircleJust about a month after the deadly WannaCry ransomware affected Windows-based computing systems globally, the outbreak of another highly virulent ransomware, Petrwrap/Petya, has hit governments, corporations, and institutions alike. Unlike WannaCry ...and more »