Global ransomware attack was meant to be destructive, not collect money
Petya effectively demolishes a key function of the victim computer's boot process even before a victim has the chance to read any ransom demands.
WikiLeaks releases new round of CIA malware documents, this time with less supporting material
WikiLeaks released a new set of CIA cyberwarfare documents on Thursday, marking the 10th installation in the two-month-old Vault 7 series. This publication focuses on Pandemic, a CIA project that infects networks of Windows machines through the Server Message Block (SMB) file sharing protocol with trojanized versions of software that can mean complete compromise of targeted devices. The documents date from April 2014 to January 2015.