The Next Petya Will Be Worse Unless We Change the Way Software Is Developed

Another major cyberattack hit computer networks around the globe recently, beginning in the Ukraine, when a paralyzing ransomware struck websites of government agencies, banks, transportation systems, and power plants, before spreading to Russia, the U.K., the U.S., and other nations. Coming just weeks after the wreaked havoc, this new attack – initially believed to be a strain of the Petya ransomware – has many similarities to WannaCry and some alarming differences.

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