BlackEnergy cyberespionage group targets Linux systems and Cisco routers

    Date07 Nov 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3216
    Posted ByAlex
    A cyberespionage group that has built its operations around a malware program called BlackEnergy has been compromising routers and Linux systems based on ARM and MIPS architectures in addition to Windows computers. Security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab released a report Monday detailing some of the custom modules that the group has developed for BlackEnergy, a tool originally created and used by cybercriminals to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks.
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