Noi atacuri cibernetice asupra companiilor din energie au fost depistate in Ucraina. Expertii avertizeaza asupra faptului ca de data aceasta au fost utilizate alte programe malware si nu programul BlackEnergy depistat in incidentele din decembrie 2015.
De asemeni expertii atrag atentia asupra faptului ca atacurile nu pot fi atribuite unei tari anume si recomanda prudenta in a face astfel de declaratii.
New Attacks Hit Ukrainian Energy Firms, But No BlackEnergy in Sight – Infosecurity Magazine
Security experts are warning headline writers not to jump to conclusions over attribution of the recent BlackEnergy malware attacks against Ukrainian energy companies, after discovering a new wave of attacks featuring different malware.
Eset malware researcher, Robert Lipovsky, explained in a blog post that a new attack campaign targeted at Ukrainian electricity distribution companies was discovered on Tuesday.But while it bears many of the signs of the now infamous BlackEnergy attacks which crippled power plants in the country just before Christmas, the malware used is different – based on a “freely-available open-source backdoor.”