Tuesday, June 27, 2017
International Ransomware Attack
NBC News reports here on a ransomware attack going on at this writing. As with many recent events, the effects of this attack span both IT and cyber-physical/IoT systems. The article shows a photo of a cash terminal with a ransom message displayed. A Russian oil producer stated that it avoided disruptions to its production system through the use of a reserve control system. A Ukranian airport which suffered an attack said that some flight disruptions might be possible.