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New ransomware, old techniques: Petya adds worm capabilities

On June 27, 2017 reports of a ransomware infection began spreading across Europe. We saw the first infections in Ukraine, where more than 12,500 machines encountered the threat. We then observed infections in another 64 countries, including Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Russia, and the United States. The trend towards increasingly sophisticated malware behavior, highlighted by the … Continue reading New ransomware, old techniques: Petya adds worm capabilities