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Operation Shamoon 2

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Description:

The attack focused on targets in Saudi Arabia and the malware used was programmed to wipe the hard disk of the infected computer. Legitimate credentials were used to spread the malware across the network and to start the destruction on November 17, 2016. The components used in the attack are similar to ones used in the original Shamoon attacks that were discovered in 2012.

Geographies:
  • Asia-Pacific Group
Sectors:
  • Energy
  • Government Facilities
Modified Date:

2017-04-06