How to stop NotPetya from encrypting your files

After being praised for not having a kill switch, it appears the NotPetya ransomware has a weakness after all. When it starts running, the malware checks for its own filename. If found, it then stops encrypting. Researchers are not totally sure they have found the real filename, but so far they found one that works

Petya variant ransomware spreads fast across Europe

Hot on the heels of WannaCry is a variant Petya Ransomware and it’s spreading across the world. The ransomware first attacked in Ukraine, and reports are now coming in from other countries. The Petya/GoldenEye malware encrypts both the drive and files then demands a $300 ransom in Bitcoin. Cyber security companies have identified the ransomware

Google slapped with a record 2.42 Billion Euro fine by the EU

European Union antitrust regulators have slapped Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine for favouring its own shopping service. The action concludes a 7-year investigation into the company. The EU Commission concluded Google systematically gave prominent placement its own comparison shopping service and demoted those of rivals in search results. In a statement, European Competition