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Ukraine Police Warns of New NotPetya-Style Large Scale CyberAttack

Ukraine Police Warns of New NotPetya-Style Large Scale CyberAttack
October 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Remember NotPetya ? The Ransomware that shut down thousands of businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different par...

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders
August 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotP...

WannaCry Inspires Banking Trojan to Add Self-Spreading Ability

WannaCry Inspires Banking Trojan to Add Self-Spreading Ability
August 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Although the wave of WannaCry and Petya ransomware has now been slowed down, money-motivated hackers and cyber criminals have taken les...

Private Decryption Key For Original Petya Ransomware Released

Private Decryption Key For Original Petya Ransomware Released
July 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Rejoice Petya-infected victims! The master key for the original version of the Petya ransomware has been released by its creator, allo...

[Video] Ukrainian Police Seize Servers of Software Firm Linked to NotPetya Cyberattack

[Video] Ukrainian Police Seize Servers of Software Firm Linked to NotPetya Cyberattack
July 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
Ukrainian National Police has released a video showing officers raiding company of M.E.Doc accounting software makers, whose systems have...

Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks

Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks
June 30, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware Ransomware Everywhere Not a Single Place to Hide! But, Microsoft has a simple solution to this problem to protect millions o...

Original Author of Petya Ransomware is Back & He Wants to Help NotPetya Victims

Original Author of Petya Ransomware is Back & He Wants to Help NotPetya Victims
June 29, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The author of original Petya ransomware is back. After 6 months of silence, the author of the now infamous Petya ransomware appeared t...

Turns Out New Petya is Not a Ransomware, It's a Destructive Wiper Malware

Turns Out New Petya is Not a Ransomware, It’s a Destructive Wiper Malware
June 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
What if I say the Tuesday's devastating global malware outbreak was not due to any ransomware infection? Yes, the Petya ransomware...

Petya Ransomware Spreading Rapidly Worldwide, Just Like WannaCry

Petya Ransomware Spreading Rapidly Worldwide, Just Like WannaCry
June 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Watch out, readers! It is ransomware, another WannaCry, another wide-spread attack. The WannaCry ransomware is not dead yet and anothe...

How to decrypt Petya Ransomware for Free

How to decrypt Petya Ransomware for Free
April 12, 2016Mohit Kumar
Ransomware has risen dramatically since last few years and is currently one of the most popular threats on the Internet. The Ransom...
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