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Stealthy cyberespionage malware targets energy companies

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Jul
2016
Stealthy cyberespionage malware targets energy companies

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Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat that goes to great lengths to remain undetected while targeting energy companies.

The malware program, which researchers from security firm SentinelOne have dubbed Furtim’s Parent, is a so-called dropper — a program designed to download and install additional malware components and tools. The researchers believe it was released in May and was created by state-sponsored attackers.

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