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'Red October' malware spies on governments worldwide
Kaspersky Lab has discovered yet another worldwide spying campaign that targets governmental bodies, political groups and research institutions.
On par with the memorable Flame malware, Kaspersky and a number of Cyber Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) discovered the malware -- known as Rocra or Red October -- which mostly targets institutions based in Eastern Europe, former USSR members and countries in Central Asia.
Among the features, there is a "resurrection module" within the malware which keeps the infection hidden, disguised as a plugin for a program such as Microsoft Office, which can then reincarnate the infection after removal.
Red October hackers also used Java exploit for spy campaign | ZDNet
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