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Three ways the 'NotPetya' cyberattack is more complex than WannaCry - The Conversation AU

Paul Haskell-Dowland is affiliated with the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 11 and is a member of the ACS and BCS. Partners. Edith Cowan University provides funding as a member of The Conversation AU. View ...and more »

'NotPetya' ransomware attack shows corporate social responsibility should include cybersecurity - The Conversation US

Scott Shackelford does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Indiana ...and more »

Nuance still down after Petya cyberattack, offers customers alternative tools - Healthcare IT News

Meanwhile, researchers have confirmed NotPetya isn't ransomware, and instead hackers masked the virus with ransom to dictate the media narrative and hide the real intent: disruption and destruction of data. By Jessica Davis. June 29, 2017. 12:52 PM ...and more »

Surprise! NotPetya Is a Cyber-Weapon. It's Not Ransomware - BleepingComputer

The NotPetya ransomware that encrypted and locked thousands of computers across the globe yesterday and today is, in reality, a disk wiper meant to sabotage and destroy computers, and not ransomware. This is the conclusion of two separate reports ...and more »

Tuesday's massive ransomware outbreak was, in fact, something much worse - Ars Technica

Enlarge / Code in Tuesday's attack, shown on the left, was altered to permanently destroy data. Matt Suiche · reader comments 258. Share this story. Tuesday's massive outbreak of malware that shut down computers around the world has been almost ...and more »

This Is What It Looks Like When You Get Hit with the NotPetya Ransomware - Motherboard

It was just over six weeks ago when ransomware strain WannaCrypt infected thousands upon thousands of computers around the world. At the time, YouTube malware historian danooct1 recorded a video showing how the malware encrypted victims' machines. Now ...and more »

'Little Hope' to Recover Data Lost to Petya Ransomware - Threatpost

Fewer than 50 ExPetr/Petya ransomware victims have paid approximately $10,200 in Bitcoin so far in the hopes of unlocking encrypted hardware and recovering scrambled files. Related Posts. Code Used in Zero Day Huawei Router Attack Made Public. December ...and more »

Everything you need to know about the Petya, er, NotPetya nasty trashing PCs worldwide - The Register

Analysis It is now increasingly clear that the global outbreak of a file-scrambling software nasty targeting Microsoft Windows PCs was designed not to line the pockets of criminals, but spread merry mayhem. The malware, dubbed NotPetya because it ...and more »

Deconstructing Petya: how it spreads and how to fight back - Naked Security

Editor's note: Sophos customers can follow the technical updates in this Knowledge Base Article, which includes a list of the variants we're detecting and blocking. Since yesterday's Petya ransomware outbreak, folks have grappled with questions over ...and more »

The NotPetya Ransomware May Actually Be A Devastating Cyberweapon - Forbes

Lee Mathews , Contributor Observing, pondering, and writing about tech. Generally in that order. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Earlier this week a nasty new ransomware strain began infecting PCs around the world. The malware ...and more »