Microsoft deconstructs NotPetya virus

Microsoft have released their analytical findings on the NotPetya ransomware virus and they demonstrate (very well) how the virus gets in and spreads between Microsoft OS machines. Since the virus uses the Eternal Blue/Romance SMB Exploits as a secondary way to spread, this is easily prevented by ensuring your keeping up to date with the latest security patches from Microsoft:

 

 

Advanced Threat Analytics security research network technical analysis: NotPetya