Further analysis of impacted Petya ransomware victims led our team to conclude that this attack was specifically aimed at organizations within Ukraine.
It appears that the current Petya payload is being distributed using the same exploits that were part of the leaks that powered the spread of WannaCry.
The X-Force Exchange threat intelligence sharing platform brings collaboration to the forefront of the ongoing fight against WannaCry and other malware.
The best strategy to defend against the WannaCry ransomware attack and similar events is to adopt tools to prevent them from occurring in the first place.
Since its inception two years ago, the IBM X-Force Exchange has grown into a comprehensive hub for industrywide threat intelligence collaboration.
Organizations affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack can leverage IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence with QRadar to mitigate this unprecedented threat.
It took fraudsters less than 24 hours after the disclosure of a previously unknown Apache Struts 2 vulnerability to develop a Python script to exploit it.
According to IBM X-Force Research, the operators of the infamous TrickBot Trojan have been hand-picking private banks to target with redirection attacks.
Nowadays, most organizations' networks are under constant attack. Cognitive security is the key to locating IoCs within the tsunami of threat intelligence.
The IBM X-Force team analyzed the Andromeda malware and determined that its operators have shifted their attention to the payment card industry.