Azov Ransomware is a wiper, destroying data 666 bytes at a time

The Azov Ransomware continues to be heavily distributed worldwide, now proven to be a data wiper that intentionally destroys victims’ data and infects other programs.

Last month, a threat actor began distributing malware called ‘Azov Ransomware’ through cracks and pirated software that pretended to encrypt victims’ files.

However, instead of providing contact info to negotiate a ransom, the ransom note told victims to contact security researchers and journalists to frame them as the developers of the ransomware.

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Source: Bleeping Computer