Ukraine Fears Second Ransomware Outbreak as Another Accounting Firm Got Hacked

Ukrainian authorities and businesses are on alert after a local security firm reported that another accounting software maker got hacked and its servers were being used to spread malware. The incident is almost identical to how the NotPetya ransomware outbreak started on June 27, this year, when hackers breached Intellect Services' servers and trojanized update packages for the M.E.Doc accounting software package, delivering at least three ransomware families on three different occasions (XData, NotPetya, and a WannaCry lookalike).


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