BlackEnergy malware

Pierluigi Paganini February 28, 2016
A DHS report confirms the use of BlackEnergy in the Ukrainian outage, still unknown its role

A report issued by the DHS CERT confirms that the outage in Ukraine was caused by a well-coordinated attack still unclear the BlackEnergy role. In December, a major outage hit a region in Ukraine, more than 225,000 customers were affected by the interruption of the electricity. Security experts speculate the involvement of Russian nation-state actors that have used the BlackEnergy to […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 11, 2016
The BlackEnergy malware was a key element of the Ukraine power outage

According to security experts the BlackEnergy malware was a key element of the attack against Ukrainian power grid that caused the power outage.  On December 23, the entire Ivano-Frankivsk region in Ukraine suffered a major power outage, according to security experts and the Ukrainian Government the attackers used a destructive varian of the popular BlackEnergy […]