Olympic Destroyer is recent malware that had damaged PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics computer network. It is developed by Cisco Talos programmer. Olympic Destroyer has been exposing before the Olympic game start that causes disrupting to television System and other operation during Open ceremony of Olympics games. Olympic destroyer is capable to misleading data recovery procedure and able to delete legitimate service of Windows. Windows OS based System unable to boot. Cisco researchers have updated the original Olympic Destroyer malware to new ones. The latest news related to Data-wiping algorithm is that it attempt to delete files sharing in network. It is not dangerous for operating System, not delete legitimate files of Windows. It is able to delete all the files sharing in network that files can be very crucial to be shared to illegal ones or Olympic Destroyer.
The biggest news related to Olympic Destroyer is that it uses self patching algorithm and allows infecting one host to another. It is capable to steal some confidential information like password and user name of each host and move this crucial data on infected network.
Cisco analyzer said that they were totality wrong about their previous assignments after research on Olympic Destroyer that hijack confidential information. It creates a list of credentials on any local computer, then it generates binary automatically itself and drops on each computer via network. Today, Cisco researchers said on the twitter that “I have not such types malware sample before and I want to research on this new Data-wiping mechanism”.
Olympic Destroyer has been transfer through EternalRomance. EternalRomance is NSA exploits. Bad Rabbit ransomware and Notpetya has been used EternalRomance in 2017. Olympic Destroyer is new data-wiping algorithm that has been espoused by Cisco researcher. Its codes is coming now a days and readers shouldn’t be surprised If researchers amend the original researches with new ones. It can hit the machine protected by Bitlocker.