[Internet Society Blogs] New Petyawrap Ransomware Attack Again Highlights Critical Need For Security Processes

Whenever there’s a new attack on a global scale, the world trusts the Internet a little less. Today we are concerned with the many reports about this new ransomware attack called « Petyawrap », « Petrwrap » or an older name of « Petya. »

The sad fact is: this new attack exploits the same vulnerabilities in Windows systems as last month’s WannaCry attack.

Fixes have been available for most Windows systems since March 2017!

The same tips Niel Harper provided last month to protect against ransomware also apply here.

Dan York

http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2017/06/new-petyawrap-ransomware-attack-again-highlights-critical-need-security