Tuesday, June 27, 2017
MAJOR 'PETYA' RANSOMWARE CYBER ATTACK GOES GLOBAL
Published on Jun 27, 2017
The US-based division of the global pharmaceutical giant Merck has been hit by the ‘Petya’ ransomware attack that has crippled computer systems across the world on Tuesday.
“We confirm our company’s computer network was compromised today as part of global hack,” Merck said in a statement on Tuesday. “Other organizations have also been affected. We are investigating the matter and will provide additional information as we learn more.”