Petya Ransomware - WannaCry's Successor is Here!

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on Jun 27, 2017 2:08:05 PM
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A major cyber-attack is spreading across Europe today (June 27th), shutting down several firms across the continent. The ransomware appears to be a new strain of Petya, which is inspired by the WannaCry outbreak that occurred last month. While the initial outbreak of Petya appears to be smaller than WannaCry, over eight countries have already been affected.

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Topics: Cyber Threats, Ransomware, WannaCry, Petya Ransomware, Petya, Cyber Attack

Microsoft & Co Release June Security Updates

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on Jun 14, 2017 3:49:44 PM
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Over the last two weeks, Microsoft, Adobe, Mozilla, Google, and VMWare all released major security updates to their systems. Installing these updates, or ‘patches’ can be a key ingredient to your cybersecurity well-being. As we saw with the WannaCry outbreak back in May, failing to update your computer can have a devastating effect.

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Topics: Cyber Threats, WannaCry, Patch, Patch Tuesday

WannaCry Takeaways

Posted by Jordan Kadlec on May 18, 2017 3:37:58 PM
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WannaCry ransomware took the cybersecurity scene by storm last Friday (May 12th), becoming the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. Now that it is nearly a week later, we want to provide some takeaways on WannaCry. What happened, what did we learn, and what does the future look like?

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Topics: Ransomware, Wana Decryptor, WannaCry, WannaCry 2.0, WCry