Petya: Is it just a ransomware or something far more dangerous?

Jordan Cueto | July 7, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Petya might be more than just your everyday ransomware attack. According to Gizmodo, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) announced that the attack is believed to be a potential act of cyber war. At this point in time, it is clear that it uses the same exploit as WannaCry (EternalBlue and EternalRomance) that were leaked from the National Security Agency of America (NSA) by Shadow Broker. This has led to most…

WannaCry Ransomware: Updates as of 5/21/2017 Fixes

Jordan Cueto | May 25, 2017 at 4:50 pm

The world witnessed one of the most vicious cybercrimes these past few days: The WannaCry Ransomware. The well-coordinated ransomware attack caused Britain’s NHS to cancel surgeries; a large-scale disruption of Russia and China’s public and private institutions; and a world-wide digital paralysis. According to Sumann Subramaniam, Enterprise Security Expert at Tech One Global, WannaCry spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of Server Message Block (SMB) in Windows systems. This exploit is named as ETERNALBLUE….

“WannaCry”: The ransomware that paralyzed the whole world

Jordan Cueto | May 18, 2017 at 1:14 pm

  Updated as of 2:56 PM As of May 16, 2017, a staggering number of approximately 300,000 enterprises were attacked and is still being attacked by one of the most malicious cybercrime ever committed in the history of the internet: The “Wanna Decryptor” or simply “WannaCry” ransomware. What’s alarming is that, according to Vox, this might just be the start as new variants of the ransomware are on the works. This ransomware spreads by using…