The BlackEnergy APT - or SandWorm group, as some researchers call it - has been active since 2007 (at least).
Kaspersky Lab has spotted new attacks by the Sofacy group which make use of several upgraded techniques designed for aggressive persistency and greater invisibility of malicious activity in the attacked system.
RSA Research has unearthed another Remote Access Tool/Trojan (RAT) used in cyber espionage campaigns.
F-Secure Labs linked a number of state-sponsored cyberattacks to a hacking group engaged in Russian intelligence gathering.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has had its computer systems successfully breached by cyber attackers 159 times in four years, USA Today reports.
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