The US ICS-CERT has issued a warning about an ongoing sophisticated malware campaign that has hit a number of industrial control systems (ICSs) environments using a variant of the BlackEnergy malware.
Turla, also known as Snake or Uroburos is one of the most sophisticated ongoing cyber-espionage campaigns.
Malware peddlers have been spotted impersonating popular coffeehouse chain Starbucks in order to trick users into downloading a rootkit-equipped variant of the Zeus banking Trojan.
Researchers from German antivirus company G Data have discovered and analyzed a complex rootkit with spying capabilities and believe that it has been created and employed by Russian-speaking hackers working for a nation-state.
As expected, variants of the infamous Zeus banking Trojan are becoming more adept at hiding their presence from users and AV solutions, and at preventing malware analysis tools from examining them.
Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.