GoldenEye/Petya Attack Spreads Rapidly, Recalling WannaCry

June 28, 2017, a large-scale attack using a variant of the ransomware family known as GoldenEye affected much of the world. In addition to encrypting files on the computer, this ransomware family is characterized by encrypting the MBR when it has permissions, thus blocking full access to the computer. The attack can almost be seen as […]