Malware used in outbreak was not ransomware, as the “petya” variant had been altered to wipe and destroy system memory, suggesting this was done by nation state (Matt Suiche/Comae Technologies)

Matt Suiche / Comae Technologies:
Malware used in outbreak was not ransomware, as the “petya” variant had been altered to wipe and destroy system memory, suggesting this was done by nation state  —  TL;DR: The ransonware was a lure for the media, this version of Petya actually wipes the first sectors of the disk …


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