In the wake of the Shamoon malware attacks, a new wiper targets Middle East and shows interest in European targets
Kaspersky Lab’s global research and analysis team in March discovered a new sophisticated wiper malware, called StoneDrill. StoneDrill features advanced anti-detection techniques and espionage tools in its arsenal and just like another infamous wiper, Shamoon, it destroys everything on the infected computer.
In addition to targets in the Middle East, one StoneDrill target was also discovered in Europe, where wipers used in the Middle East have not previously been spotted.
In 2012, the Shamoon, also known as...