Earlier yesterday morning, many businesses around the world were hit by a new Petya-esque ransomware attack (aka Petya/NoPetya). Similar to last month's WanaCrypt0r, this ransomware uses the EternalBlue exploit to target SMB vulnerabilities in Windows to help it spread and then goes one step further by hijacking the MBR (Master Boot Record) to prevent the computer from getting back in to the OS. For all the technical details and latest updates, check out our dedicated blog post.
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