On Tuesday, June 27, 2017 another massive ransomware attack, currently known as Petya or Petrwrap (also referenced as GoldenEye or Not Petya), was launched affecting computers worldwide.
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On Friday, May 12, 2017 a massive ransomware attack was launched affecting computers worldwide. Ransomware attacks typically rely on unsuspecting end users clicking on a link or an attachment which launches a program that encrypts (locks) all of the files a user has access to, including those on a corporate server. The user is then told to pay a ransom in the form of BitCoin to receive a key to unlock the files.
Cisco has published a security update to its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.