Hermetic Wiper: Ukraine Cyberattack Analysis

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Published on September 24, 2022 by

Hermetic Wiper, a destructive malware, with a ransomware decoy was deployed against Ukraine in the first wave of cyberattacks. Here’s a full analysis and demo. Video sponsor: Intezer. Check out: https://analyze.intezer.com/

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  • Orange Boi74 6 months ago

    What AntiVirus d oyou use @The PC Security Channel

  • Aisonas 6 months ago

    In Germany BSI (Federal Bureau for information security) just issued a warning against the use of Kaspersky antivirus, because of the risk, that the russian gonverment can use it, also against the will of the owners, in order to spy or to harm western entities… do you have an opinion on the matter ???

  • void 6 months ago

    Please test the new Bitdefender Free Antivirus and another comparing to Kaspersky Free version. Thank you

  • Karen 6 months ago

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  • Mr. Purple 6 months ago

    Awesome video as always, have you considered doing a review on Fortinet's AV client?

  • 6 months ago

    what do you think about the russian government using kaspersky to launch cyber attacks on users of their anti-virus?
    could this be achieved? would the company be to scared of losing reputation to attempt something like this? is it my grandpa telling another one of his conspiracy theories of how the world actually ended in 2012 and we're living in a simulation?

  • Robloxwin11gaming 6 months ago

    Pls do test windows security sir. I use windows security its the best for me

  • MidKnight 6 months ago

    Thanks for the vid Leo. But how did this malware infect thousands of computers? Are they the same as other malware where for example you receive an email, open the attachment and it executes? Or is it something more serious?

  • EmperorJ 6 months ago

    If you can't spell "them", how the hell are you going to invade a country…

  • Cazzy 6 months ago

    it has the same logo as AMDs little present

  • Ravil Swonke 5 months ago

    promosm ✔️

  • Kreemerz 🅰 5 months ago

    I don't support Ukraine.

  • Mark Orcena 5 months ago

    Makes me think of something. How many times did you encounter an attack like this on everyday basis?

    As an average user, how probable do you think it can it be for me to encounter such things?

  • ObamaGaming 5 months ago

    The “gift” icon is default for windows projects on visual studio, it probably wasn’t chosen on purpose plus this seems like a very crude malware anyways

  • TNothingFree 4 months ago

    Interesting! Thank you

  • Ian Nicol 4 months ago

    Easy answer… dump the tech, shop local.

  • CZghost 4 months ago

    The "gift" icon is actually the default icon given by Visual Studio to a default Windows app project (eighter Win32 C++ or Windows Forms C# .NET project). That hints the malware was created with Visual Studio.