This destructive wiper ransomware was used to hide a stealthy hacking campaign

Ransomware is being used to hide an elaborate, targeted hacking campaign which went undetected for months before the attackers pulled the plug and encrypted hundreds of machines at once in an effort to remove stolen data while also covering their tracks. The campaign targeted several Japanese organisations in attacks which lasted from three to nine before a ransomware attack used a wiper on compromised machines in an effort to hide the operation.

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