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Malware Attack Aimed Largely At Industrial Targets

The finance sector was hit hardest during this week’s global cyber attack, but more than half of the remaining targets were manufacturing or oil and gas entities, Kaspersky Labs reports. “This supports the theory that this malware campaign was not designed as a ransomware attack for financial gain,” Kaspersky Labs wrote in a blog analysis., according to TechCrunch. “Instead, it appears it was designed as a wiper pretending to be ransomware.”


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