The strain of malicious code, dubbed Petya (and often referred to as Petrwrap, and Notpetya) was first spotted encrypting computers in Ukraine last week before reportedly infecting systems in Spain, Germany, Israel, the UK, Netherlands and the US.
NotPetya, as this new threat was dubbed, is definitely made to look like Petya, and uses some of its code, but has its own specific characteristics.
A virulent new strain of ransomware named Petya wreaked havoc on some of the most-established companies in Europe and North America on Tuesday, capitalizing on the same vulnerabilities that froze hundreds of thousands of computers a month ago.
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Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear.