Businesses and government systems have been hit in a global ransomware attack. The malware, a variation of the Petya ransomware which some analysts are calling ‘GoldenEye’ or ‘NotPetya’, has so far encrypted files and hard drives on 2,000 machines. PetrWrap is a new variant of Petya which was discovered in 2016.
The WanaCrypt Ransomware have all been covered by global media over the last 5 days. Unfortunately, much of the coverage has been lacking detailed analysis. We at NSI Global Counter Intelligence would like to do our part. We will shed light on this case and provide actionable content to help protect our readers.