The master decryption key for the Petya ransomware can't help NotPetya victims

A new master decryption key was released by the developer of the original Petya ransomware, but it’s incapable of helping NotPetya victims. It arrives after most Petya victims have paid the ransom or reformatted their PCs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/master-decryption-key-for-petya-ransomware-cant-help-notpetya-victims.html

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After NSA tool used in Petya cyberattack, congressman urges agency to thwart malware

Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu wants the National Security Agency to stop the crippling Petya ransomware from spreading, if it can.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/after-nsa-tool-used-in-petya-cyberattack-congressman-urges-agency-to-thwart-malware.html

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Petya Ransomware Sinks Global Businesses Into Chaos


A new ransomware exploit dubbed “Petya” struck major companies and infrastructure sites this week, following last month’s WannaCry ransomware attack, which wreaked havoc on more than 300,000 computers across the globe. Petya is believed to be linked to the same set of hacking tools as WannaCry. Petya already has taken thousands of computers hostage, impacting companies and installations ranging from Ukraine to the U.S. to India. It has impacted a Ukrainian international airport, and multinational shipping, legal and advertising firms.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84643.html?rss=1

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New ransomware uses disk-level encryption to hold your computer hostage

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Ransomware is getting even more devious with Petya, which goes after your master boot record to encrypt the whole drive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/225681-new-ransomware-uses-disk-level-encryption-to-hold-your-computer-hostage

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