This is a public service announcement from Wordfence. The following attack campaign is widespread and is having a global impact. We are sending this broadcast to our WordPress subscribers to ensure they are able to keep their Windows workstations secure.
The Petya Ransomware has gone global this morning and security analysts are scrambling to understand the full scope of the threat and to add detection capability to their products. A few minutes ago, we published a blog post which includes what we know so far and what you can do to protect yourself, along with a a video demonstration of the ransomware and additional information sources that are being updated in real-time as this attack campaign unfolds.
We also include the growing list of some of the companies and organizations that have already been affected by this attack campaign. We recommend you share this information to help the broader online community stay safe.
Wordfence Founder & CEO