Infosecurity Magazine: Global Companies Hit as Ransomware Attack Continues

27 June 2017

Becky Pinkard, vice president of service delivery and intelligence at Digital Shadows, said: “There is some confusion over the origins and nature of Petya, with some reports suggesting there are similarities to WannaCry and that it utilizes the EternalBlue SMBv1 worm functionality. More work is needed to investigate the way the virus propagates; in the meantime businesses are urged to ensure their software is up-to-date and all files backed up.”