Cisco Warns of Coming “Destruction of Service” Attacks

By Phil Muncaster

Cisco has warned that the recent Petya/NotPetya and WannaCry campaigns could foreshadow a dangerous new breed of “destruction of service” (DeOS) attacks.

Like the ‘Petya’ campaign which seems to have been primarily aimed at crippling organizations in Ukraine, these new DeOS attacks will look to make it impossible for victims to restore affected systems once infected.

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