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Hackers linked to Russian government impersonate EFF Web site to spread malware

2015/08/31

Softpedia - (International) Google security researchers discovered that hackers affiliated with Operation Pawn Storm were using spear phishing emails purporting to be from an Electronic Frontier Foundation domain to deliver a recently discovered Java zero-day exploit that would inject the affected system with Sednit malware.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/hackers-linked-to-russian-government-impersonate-eff-website-to-spread-malware-490473.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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