What's the latest bit of extortion? Many European countries on June 27 have been a large-scale network attacks, the victims, including the Ukrainian government, the Ukrainian banking system, Rosneft, shipping giant A.P. Moller Maersk Group and so on have been mass attacks. It is tentatively believed that this wave of cyber attacks is like a "WannaCry" virus that has previously wreaked havoc and is also a blackmail virus. Russia Ukraine is the most severely attacked by the etrwrap extortion virus.
Comprehensive foreign media reports that this Pulses virus is called Petya, also known as "Petrwrap". Ukraine took the lead in mass attacks, including important Ukrainian government agencies, banks, power systems are in the move, even Chernobyl nuclear power plant monitoring system are affected.
Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said that the current Ukrainian central government's computer system has been shut down, he added, the scale of attacks unprecedented, but our security personnel are trying to protect important strategic facilities, "no significant system affected." It is understood that the spread of Ukraine around the network attack, including subway stations, airports and so on.
In addition, the Russian oil companies and Denmark's Maersk Line Group, said the internal computer system was hackers disrupt. "We confirm that the information system is subject to a net attack and that multiple websites and departments are shut down on a large scale."
Other countries, including the UK's large advertising companies WPP, Spain Mondelez company, the Netherlands TNT shipping companies, France St Gobain companies are reported to have been varying degrees of attack. Even the US pharmaceutical company Merck and the British local law firm "DLA Piper" are also affected. Forex trading course London offers an opportunity to learn forex trading directly from career professional traders and instructs how to benefit from it.
Network security expert analysis, Petya virus has existed in the past, but this spread is a new version of Petya, may be used and the previous "WannaCry" virus the same Microsoft Windows system vulnerabilities. "WannaCry" virus in May 2017 raging the world, about 150 countries caused varying degrees of disaster.