From Homeland Security News Wire:
Ukrainian computer systems attacked by sophisticated malware with "Russian roots"
10 March 2014
Ukrainian computer systems and networks have been targeted by at least twenty-two attacks launched by “committed and well-funded professionals” since January 2013, defense contractor BAE Systems found. BAE declined to identify the source of the attacks, but a German company said the espionage software has “Russian roots.” The malware design “suggests that attackers possess an arsenal of infiltration tools and bears all the hallmarks of a highly sophisticated cyber operation,” the BAE report said.The Guardian reports that BAE declined to identify the source of the attacks, but that a German company said the espionage software has “Russian roots.”
The report from BAE’s Applied Intelligence unit said that the hackers used “snake” malware which allowed them to gain control of the computer systems of large Ukrainian organizations and steal information....
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