June 30, 2017
News Roundup: NotPetya is the next WannaCry and then some
Another week, another massive ransomware attack based upon exploits hoarded the by NSA.
The infection started with various companies in the Ukraine
including freight company Maersk and the state-owned Ukrenergo and Kyivenergo have been affected. But it has since spread across Europe and beyond, including Rosneft, WPP, DLA Piper.
“Whether you believe the Ukraine is a test-bed for nation-state aggression or an issue between two specific countries, the continued barrage of attacks against Ukrainian infrastructure is disturbing,” said Edgard Capdevielle, CEO of Nozomi Networks.