Tag Archive: Petya

  • Petya Developers Break Radio Silence, Demand $250k Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Petya Developers Break Radio Silence, Demand $250k

    The public is finally hearing from the people behind the Petya attack. This marks the first time they’ve released a statement since the attack began to spread around the world, and they are demanding more money. A Recap of the Petya Attack It’s been over a week since the initial spread of the Petya virus, a malicious piece of ransomware software that took control of hundred of machines worldwide earlier last month. The initial round

    · July 8, 2017 · 12:30 am
  • Shadow Brokers Threaten Release of Further Hacking Tools Bitcoin, News

    More Malware Threats Coming in 2017

    Bitcoin ransomware attacks have regularly hit the headlines this year, giving cryptocurrency negative press, however malware, in general, has been increasing making ransomware a much less significant threat than is actually reported. Stand and Deliver – Bitcoin or Your OS In a recent blog post detailing malware statistics for 2016 and Q1 of 2017, head of G DATA SecurityLabs Ralf Benzmüller discussed the proportion of ransomware to other types of malware, saying: Ransomware accounted for much

    · June 29, 2017 · 9:30 pm
  • New Wave of Cyber Attacks Triggered as Ransom Prices Climb Bitcoin, News

    New Wave of Cyber Attacks Triggered as Ransom Prices Climb

    Just weeks after the WannaCry ransomware virus made headlines around the world, another cyber attack known as Petya has sprung up, surprisingly using the same backdoor exploit as the attack previously mentioned despite a fix for the problem being released weeks ago. Move Over WannaCry – There’s a New Cyber Attack in Town This new attack infects the victim’s computer and encrypts the files stored there. Asking for a one-time payment of $300 sent to a

    · June 27, 2017 · 11:30 pm
  • Bitcoinist_Petya Ransomware Bitcoin, Bitcoin Breaking News Brief, Breaking Bitcoin News, Breaking News, News, News teaser

    Security Experts Create Solution For Petya Bitcoin Ransomware

    Petya is one of the most recent strains of Bitcoin ransomware that has been wreaking havoc in various countries. But that may be coming to an end, now that security experts from Leostone have come up with a software solution to bypass the ransom demand. Also read: Porn Ransomware on Android Does Not Demand Bitcoin Payment Bypassing The Petya Bitcoin Ransom Demand Despite only being in circulation for little over two weeks so far, the Petya

    · April 12, 2016 · 9:13 am