Cybersecurity researchers from the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) noticed that companies in Ukraine and Poland were affected by two separate attacks: one deployed a disk cleaning utility called HermeticWiper, and the other ransomware called Prestige.

“Despite the use of similar implementation techniques, [Prestige] the campaign differs from the recent destructive exploitation attacks […] Foxblade (HermeticWiper), which influenced many critical infrastructure organizations in Ukraine in the last two weeks, ‘the researchers explain.

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