Tag Archives: Petya

News about (Not)Petya ransomware – Killswitch/vaccine found?

Currently a new variant of Petya ransomware (aka PetyaWrap, aka NotPetya) are infecting companies and organisations (see Petya ransomware is back – using WannaCry vulnerabilties). First analyses indicating, that this ransomware not only broke infected systems. There are indications, that … Continue reading

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Petya ransomware is back – using WannaCry vulnerabilties

[German]According to several sources, the Petya ransomware is back in a modified version, infecting worldwide heavily computer systems from enterprises, banks, and power supplies. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Petya-Mischa Ransomware variant GoldenEye

[German]Petya-Mischa ransomware seems to return as "GoldenEye", hitting German companies. Currently the e-mail spam campaign spreading GoldenEye addresses German speaking users so far.  Advertising

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