We're getting reports of a new ransomware variant of the Petya ransomware spreading very quickly worldwide in the UK, Ukraine, and Denmark. Samples are showing that the malware is using a recently leaked NSA exploit called EternalBlue which was patched in March. Petya is known to encrypt the boot record of the infected computer rendering it unusable.
US CERT is encouraging to report any ransomware incidents to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). https://www.ic3.gov
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