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Trojan Laziok used for reconnaissance in the energy sector

2015/03/31

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers from Symantec identified new malware designed for stealing information, dubbed Laziok that was observed targeting users in the petroleum, gas, and helium industries worldwide, and is delivered via a malicious Microsoft Excel file that exploits a buffer overflow/security glitch that allows remote code execution, and downloads custom variants of Cyberat and Zbot malware from servers in the U.S., United Kingdom, and Bulgaria.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Trojan-Laziok-Used-for-Reconnaissance-in-the-Energy-Sector-477175.shtml

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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