Not soon after servers have started recovering from WannaCry ransomware, there is this new Petya ransomware which spreads rapidly to Windows servers via the networks.
Once infected, the Petya ransomware locks up your entire server files and encrypts them in such a way that you can no longer use them. The attackers then demand $300 Bitcoins as ransom to decrypt your data.
WannaCry ransomware is all over the news now, causing the internet world to shake in doubt and fear. With over 200,000 computers in 150 countries being affected, the damage is really wide-spread.
For businesses and servers that are affected by this malware, the impact of this attack is huge and can lead to loss of business. As a result, it is important to secure your servers for ensuring their normal functioning. (more…)