Petrwrap ransomware update - organizational resilience required

The 2017 ransomware epidemic is continuing with the latest outbreak targeting organizations presently – Petrwrap (also known as GoldenEye and Nyetya).

Recap: What is ransomware?

Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) which attempts to extort money from victims, typically by displaying an alert stating that the computer has been locked and that all files have been encrypted.  A ransom is demanded to restore access, however, this access is not always granted after payment.