Nätviruset Petya locks your computer, encrypts files and prevents the reboot.
the Virus locks your computer, encrypts files and prevents the reboot.
You are greeted by a message that you have to pay the equivalent of 300 dollars in the digital currency bitcoin in order to unlock your computer.
the Attack started on the 27th of June in Ukraine.
When the virus got into the system, it tries in several ways to spread within the network.
Among other things, looking after the administrator privileges, and then use them to send out updates to the other computers in the network, thus installing the virus.