According to Microsoft, this was used in a limited destructive malware attack in early March 2022 impacting a single Ukrainian entity. DesertBlade is responsible for iteratively overwriting and then deleting overwritten files on all accessible drives (sparing the system if it is a domain controller).
A year of Russian hybrid warfare in Ukraine
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Russian wipers in the cyberwar against Ukraine
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Cyber threat activity in Ukraine: analysis and resources
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