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This rather odd ransomware deletes your data just a few bytes at a time

November 8, 2022

Via: Techradar

A new data-wiping malware has been detected, infecting more and more endpoints with each passing day – but what’s most curious is that it poses as ransomware(opens in new tab).

The malware is called Azov Ransomware, and when run on a victim’s device, it overwrites file data with junk, rendering the files useless. The overwrites are cyclical – the malware would overwrite 666 bytes of data, then leave the next 666 intact, then repeat the process.

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