Petya

Petya cyberattack halts Merck production, hurts profits

Merck's USA headquarters in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

By Jessica Davis 03:07 pm August 02, 2017
The biopharma giant is still trying to restore its systems and hasn’t produced bulk product since it was hit by the NotPetya wiper malware on June 27.
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By Bill Siwicki 09:33 am July 25, 2017
The latest ‘ransomworm’ attack is not over and, in fact, is already causing permanent damage.
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By Jessica Davis 12:18 pm July 18, 2017
After a hospital had to replace infected IT systems, now FedEx is the second organization to admit the drastic impact of the wiper malware.
Petya cyberattack
By Jessica Davis 02:43 pm June 30, 2017
Princeton Community Hospital fell victim to the global NotPetya attack on Tuesday and plans to replace the corrupted network with a newly built system.
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By Jessica Davis 12:52 pm June 29, 2017
Meanwhile, researchers have confirmed NotPetya isn’t ransomware, and instead, hackers masked the virus with ransom to dictate the media narrative and hide the real intent: disruption and destruction of data.
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By Jessica Davis 04:21 pm June 28, 2017
By adding a local, read-only file, users can block a potential Petya attack. But unlike WannaCry, researchers haven’t found a permanent way to stop the spread of the virus.
Microsoft ransomware attack
By Jessica Davis 11:52 am June 28, 2017
Company says at least a portion of the infections stemmed from a software supply-chain attack with a legitimate MEDoc updater process.

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