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What is NotPetya Ransomware?

Author: Gary Fleming
Date: Jun 28, 2017 1:33:10 PM
Topics: IT Security, Email Security, Spam, Topsec Email Security

A massive new global cyber-attack has struck with a similar reach to the WannaCry ransomware attack that infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide last month. The latest attack was initially thought to be a strain of the Petya Ransomware virus which hit last year, however it has now emerged that it is in fact a totally different strain which borrows some of the same code from Petya Ransomware. Therefor the latest ransomware attack is now being referred to as Not Petya, SortaPetya or Petna.  It also includes code known as “Eternal Blue”, which is widely believed to have been stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA) and was also used in last month’s WannaCry ransomware attack.

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Infosec 2017

Author: Gary Fleming
Date: Jun 1, 2017 4:02:30 PM
Topics: IT Security

Topsec Cloud Solutions will be exhibiting at Infosecurity Europe in the Olympia, London for the first time. Infosec is Europe’s largest and most comprehensive IT Security conference with over 360 exhibitors and 13,500 visitors.

The Topsec team will be on stand L06 (Discovery Zone, Upper Floor), so please feel free to drop by for some free light refreshments and to discuss best practices in email security. We are also running a competition and have some great prizes on offer including a number of drones.

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