November 14, 2014

Russian Malware ‘Blackenergy’ Infiltrates Us Critical Infrastructure

Commenting on the “Energetic Bear” campaign, Adam Kujawa, head of Malware Intelligence at anti-malware company Malwarebytes, said the only logical reasons behind targeting the energy sector are to keep an eye on developments made to the energy grid in order to “identify if the economy and ability of the country has risen to a dangerous level,” or to gain control of the energy grid in the event of a physical attack where the ability to control the power supply would give the attackers an advantage over their adversaries.

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