Trend Report: How Wiper Malware Affects Middle East and South America
Two of the current members of the Telco Security Alliance, Etisalat and Telefónica, detect similar malware behaviours in its respective footprint and are willing to provide regular CyberSecurity Threat advisory for user awareness and to take corrective action to protect critical information from Cyber Threats.
Please be advised that the received intelligence from various sources about the expected cyber-attack called Wiper Malware which could wipe the hard drive of the infected systems.
The main intention of the attacks is to destroy systems and/or data, causing great financial and reputation damages. Shamoon, Black Energy, Destover, ExPetr/Not Petya and Olympic Destroyer: All of these wiper malwares, and others like them, have a singular purpose of destroying systems and or data, usually causing great financial and reputational damage to victim companies.