This hard drive will self destruct. Data-wiping malware targets Europe (ArsTechnica)

Shamoon—the mysterious disk wiper that popped up out nowhere in 2012 and took out more than 35,000 computers in a Saudi Arabian-owned gas company before disappearing—is back. Its new, meaner design has been unleashed three time since November. What’s more, a new wiper developed in the same style as Shamoon has been discovered targeting a petroleum company in Europe, where wipers used in the Middle East have not previously been seen.

Source: SANS ISC SecNewsFeed @ March 6, 2017 at 05:27PM

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