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Researchers link Middle East attacks to new victim in Europe
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2017, 10:07:43 PM »
Researchers link Middle East attacks to new victim in Europe
6 March 2017, 9:15 pm



Kaspersky Labs announced new research this morning that shows some links between the massive Shamoon attack that took down 35,000 computers in Saudi Arabia to a new attack against a target in Europe.

The Shamoon attack, which occurred in 2012, was followed by a series of related against against Gulf States earlier this year. The attacks were widely attributed to Iran.

The new malware, called StoneDrill, is, like Shamoon, a wiper -- it destroys all the data on a computer.

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