A cunning new malware disguises itself as ransomware to wipe the data of Russian courts

Public organizations in Russia, including mayoral offices and courts, are the target of a brand new and quite cunning malware variant.

CryWiper masquerades as ransomware, trying to extort some money from victims (0.5 bitcoins, or about $9,000 at press time), but its goal is not to make money, but to destroy all files found on the infected endpoint.



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