This brutal new malware could absolutely destroy your Windows PC


A new cyber-attack that appears to target Ukraine and is designed to overwrite crucial Windows files has been spotted by security company ESET.

β€œOn January 25, #ESETResearch discovered a new cyber-attack in Ukraine. Attackers deployed a new wiper called #SwiftSlicer using Active Directory Group Policy. The #SwiftSlicer eraser is written in Go programming language. We attribute this attack to #Sandworm,”a Tweet (opens in new tab) read by the company.