This new version of the Petya ransomware is spreading rapidly and turning into an outbreak reminiscent of the one caused by WannaCry. It has already impacted many end users, businesses, and organizations, both large and small.
Beringer Associates Technology Blog
At this point, everyone has probably heard the term “zero-day” exploit or virus. But what does it actually mean? A zero-day exploit is a flaw in an operating system or software that no one has discovered yet. This means that there aren’t patches or ways to stop the virus once it has been released. Most brand-new ransomware, viruses or malware fall under this category.