Tag: Petya

Cyber Attack Trends: Mid-Year Report

Looking back at the first half of 2017, the word ransomware is probably one of the first that come to mind, courtesy of WannaCry...

2017-8-7 Global Cyber Attack Reports

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Marcus Hutchins, the British security expert who discovered WannaCry’s kill-switch back in May and consequently stopped the first wave of...

2017-7-31 Global Cyber Attack Reports

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES The Swedish government is in turmoil, with 2 ministers already having resigned, following the discovery that a government contract has...

BROKERS IN THE SHADOWS – Part 2: Analyzing Petya’s DoublePulsarV2.0 Backdoor

Background In the wake of WannaCry, a new cyber threat has emerged from the NSA leak. Making use of previously exposed tools, Petya once again...

Preventing Petya – stopping the next ransomware attack

Check Point’s Incident Response Team has been responding to multiple global infections caused by a new variant of the Petya malware, which first appeared...

Threat Brief: Petya Ransomware, A Global Attack

A worldwide attack erupted on June 27 with a high concentration of hits in Ukraine - including the Ukrainian central bank, government offices and private...

BROKERS IN THE SHADOWS: Analyzing vulnerabilities and attacks spawned by the leaked NSA hacking...

Background Rarely does the release of an exploit have such a large impact across the world. With the recent leak of the NSA exploit methods,...