Category Archives: Ransomware


Petya Reclassified as a Destructive Cyber-Weapon

The breakout of the Petya malware two days ago has caused mayhem once again. It has been the second major global cyber attack after the WannaCry incident. However, the latest research reveals that the ransomware is not a ransomware at all. Background Petya was discovered two days ago and has its root in Ukraine. The malware entered cyberspace through an…
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Petya Ransomware Affecting Critical Systems Globally

Petya Ransomware Affecting Critical Systems Globally This entry was posted in General Security on June 27, 2017 by Mark Maunder   22 Replies Updated 3:19PM Pacific Time: A method to ‘vaccinate’ yourself against this ransomware variant has been found. I have posted details towards the end of the post along with a batch file you can run. It is as simple…
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