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Microsoft issues a warning about ransomware-style malware that deletes user files. Microsoft has issued a warning to users about malware that masquerades as ransomware but actually deletes its victims’ files. The code, according to the tech giant, is intended to render the targeted devices unusable. The full extent of its impact is unknown as of this writing. A New Malware Family Called “Whispergate” Has Been Discovered by Microsoft. According to Tech.co, Microsoft has recently identified a new malware family known as “Whispergate,” which masquerades as ransomware while carrying out other more destructive actions. Whispergate, which is actually malware, targeted businesses…

Fake Ransomware Is Spreading Data-Wiping Malware, Microsoft Warns Users. Microsoft has issued a warning to users about a bogus ransomware cyberattack that spreads malware and wipes out data from various Ukrainian organizations. Fake Ransomware and Microsoft According to a Microsoft blog post, the company’s cybersecurity team discovered a new scheme in Ukraine that wipes out the files of various organizations, including government and non-profit organizations. The new malware scheme, according to Microsoft, is aimed at organizations that collaborate with Ukraine’s government. In a blog post, Microsoft’s vice president of Customer Security and Trust, Tom Burt, stated that the new “malware…