June 2017: The Month in Ransomware

When it seemed that ransomware authors hit the lowest of the low with their attacks a long time ago, they managed to take it a notch further last month. With the revamped Petya Trojan that surfaced on June 27, the crooks broke new ground and started waging a real cyber war against a particular country. This toxic code renders computers inoperable, and paying the ransom does absolutely nothing.

Read the source article at tripwire.com

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