Russia-linked Sofacy APT targets an unnamed European Government agency


By Pierluigi Paganini

Sofacy APT

While US-CERT warns of cyber attacks against critical infrastructure in the energy sectors, Russia-linked Sofacy APT is targeting a government agency in Europe.

Last week the US Government announced sanctions against five Russian entities and 19 individuals, including the FSB, the military intelligence agency GRU.

Despite the sanctions, Russian hackers continue to target entities worldwide, including US organizations.

The Russian spy agencies and the individuals are accused of trying to influence the 2016 presidential election and launching massive NotPetya ransomware campaign and other attacks on businesses in the energy industry.

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Via:: Security Affiars