Earlier this week, a Petya-based ransomware virus targeted the Ukraine in the largest cyberattack the nation has ever experienced, taking down the central bank, postal services, and commercial enterprises such as the Antonov aircraft manufacturer. While as of about 3 days ago, the attack had peaked and was more or less contained, we expect to hear many more similar reports in the coming months. Ransomware attacks have become a definite, unfortunate trend.

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