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BlackEnergy cyberespionage group targets Linux systems and Cisco routers

2014/11/04

IDG News Service - (International) Researchers with Kaspersky Lab reported that the cyberespionage group that uses the BlackEnergy malware has developed several modules for the malware that can be downloaded to infected systems to add the ability to perform port scanning, disk wiping, digital certificate theft, and other actions. The malware has compromised routers, Linux systems, and Windows systems and the group behind it targets organizations in the energy, manufacturing, banking, and education sectors as well as government agencies.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2843153/blackenergy-cyberespionage-group-targets-linux-systems-and-cisco-routers.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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