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Petya seems designed for disruption, not ransom

Symantec notes that the attack is an ineffective way to make money but a very effective way to disrupt victims, and sow confusion

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As cybersecurity experts try to untangle the puzzle of the Petya ransomware attack that started late on Tuesday, a curious anomaly has come to light.

AS cybersecurity experts try to untangle the puzzle of the Petya ransomware attack that started late on Tuesday, a curious anomaly has come to light.

While Petya is a highly sophisticated piece of malware, comprising as it does the Eternal Blue code allegedly stolen from the US National

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