Turns Out New Petya is Not a Ransomware, It’s a Destructive Wiper Malware


What if I say the Tuesday’s devastating global malware outbreak was not due to any ransomware infection?

Yes, the Petya ransomware attacks that began infecting computers in several countries, including Russia, Ukraine, France, India and the United States on Tuesday and demands $300 ransom was not designed with the intention of restoring the computers at all.

According to a new analysis, the


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