This week we have been seeing the domino effect from cyber attack, NotPetya, some are questioning the differences/similarity between the WannaCry ransomware attack; there is now one case of decrypting a file related to NotPetya; companies like Reckitt Benckiser and Cadbury have felt the domino effect of a cyber-attack that raises a new degree
This week NotPetya ran a campaign that was intially thought to be ransomware shutting down computers worldwide; A researcher revealed that Microsoft's new Surface laptop can be interupted by ransomware; Anthem agrees to $115M in settlement fees for the 2015 data breach.
Highlighting the cyber-security news from the past week in a 120 sec. read.
In the past few days a new Petya-like ransomware, dubbed NotPetya, infected machines across the world by leveraging some of the NSA’s exploits for the SMB protocol (EternalBlue, EternalRomance), similarly to the WannaCry attack last month. This attack overwrites the MBR (Master Boot Record) and encrypts the file-system, rendering the system