The world woke up today to another ransomware outbreak wreaking havoc throughout companies’ networks. This time, the family causing the fuss is Ransomware Petya, a nasty variant that encrypts files and the computer’s master boot record (MBR), rendering the machine unusable.
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Ransomware is getting even more devious with Petya, which goes after your master boot record to encrypt the whole drive.
This post has been updated with information about McAfee Enterprise Security Manager and McAfee Web Gateway (June 28, 14:20 Pacific time). A new variant of the ransomware Petya (also called Petrwrap) began spreading around the world...
Weeks after the ransomware attack that rippled across the globe, companies are still trying to deal with the damage.
If malware that holds the files on your computer to ransom isn’t bad enough, news that there’s a new variant in the wild that locks down the whole of your computer by taking over the boot process just made the situation a whole lot ...