So far NotPetya has been the worst cyberattack in history, and now we’ve got the untold story behind it.
On a normal day, these servers push out routine updates—bug fixes, security patches, new features—to a piece of accounting software called M.E.Doc, which is more or less Ukraine’s equivalent of TurboTax or Quicken. It’s used by nearly anyone who files taxes or does business in the country.
But for a moment in 2017, those machines served as ground zero for the most devastating cyberattack since the invention of the internet—an attack that began, at least, as an assault on one nation by another.
Psst! *whispers* That nation was Russia.
Check It Out: The Untold Story of Cyberattack NotPetya