Security Alerts - Security Alert: Ransomware outbreak (Petya)
A recent outbreak of the Petya ransomware, similar to WannaCry, is making international news. Petya has not been detected at Cornell and we have blocks at our border to prevent network attacks; however, users should treat email attachments with caution. This malware is very similar to WannaCry. The cautionary steps outlined here: https://itservicealerts.hosting.cornell.edu/view/4746 provides guidance on avoiding and reacting to infection. ITSO is monitoring this outbreak and will provide necessary updates when applicable.