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Network Security Thu Jun 29 2017 14:17:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- The author of original Petya ransomware is back. After a long 6 months of silence, the author of now infamous Petya ransomware appeared on Twitter today to help victims unlock their files encrypted by a new version of Petya, also known as NotPetya. "
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