‘Little Hope’ to Recover Data Lost to Petya Ransomware

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered an error in the ExPetr ransomware code that prevents recovery of lost data. Source: Threadpost

Microsoft Issues ‘Important’ Security Fix for Azure AD Connect

Microsoft is warning customers of an “important” update to its Azure AD Connect service that could allow for an elevation of privilege attack against affected systems. Source: Threadpost

ExPetr/Petya/NotPetya is a Wiper, Not Ransomware

After an analysis of the encryption routine of the malware used in the Petya/ExPetr attacks, we have thought that the threat actor cannot decrypt victims’ disk, even if a payment was...

New Petya Distribution Vectors Bubbling to Surface

Microsoft has made a definitive link between MEDoc and initial distribution of the Petya ransomware. Kaspersky Lab, meanwhile, has identified a Ukrainian government website used in a watering hole attack. Source: Threadpost

Average Bug Bounty Payments Growing

HackerOne released its first report on its bug bounty program, and reveals an industry shift toward enlisting hackers for better cybersecurity. Source: Threadpost

Complex Petya-Like Ransomware Outbreak Worse than WannaCry

Today's global ransomware attack is spreading via EternalBlue and through local networks using PSEXEC and WMIC. Source: Threadpost

Google Hit With $2.7 Billion Antitrust Fine

Claiming the company abused its dominance as a search engine to push its shopping service, search giant Google was hit with a hefty $2.7 billion fine this week. Source: Threadpost

Schroedinger’s Pet(ya)

Earlier today (June 27th), we received reports about a new wave of ransomware attacks spreading around the world, primarily targeting businesses in Ukraine, Russia and Western Europe. If you were one...

Second Global Ransomware Outbreak Under Way

A massive ransomware outbreak is spreading globally and being compared to WannaCry. Source: Threadpost

Major Hole Plugged in Secure File Transfer Tool

Biscom recently patched a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability in its secure file transfer product. Source: Threadpost