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win.desertblade (Back to overview)

DesertBlade


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).

References
2022-02-28MicrosoftMSRC Team
@online{team:20220228:cyber:69efe8b, author = {MSRC Team}, title = {{Cyber threat activity in Ukraine: analysis and resources}}, date = {2022-02-28}, organization = {Microsoft}, url = {https://msrc-blog.microsoft.com/2022/02/28/analysis-resources-cyber-threat-activity-ukraine/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } Cyber threat activity in Ukraine: analysis and resources
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