Turla (malware)

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Turla or Uroboros is a Trojan package that is suspected by computer security researchers and Western intelligence officers to be the product of a Russian government agency of the same name.[1][2][3]

Malware[edit]

Turla has been targeting governments and militaries since at least 2008.[2][4][5]

In December 2014 there was evidence of it targeting the Linux operating system.[6]

Group[edit]

The advanced persistent threat hacking group has also been named Turla.[1] Dan Goodin in Ars Technica described Turla as "Russian spies".[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Russian Britney Spears Instagram hackers also used satellites to hide their tracks". Boing Boing.
  2. ^ a b "Suspected Russian spyware Turla targets Europe, United States". Reuters. 2014-03-13.
  3. ^ https://www.valisluureamet.ee/pdf/raport-2018-ENG-web.pdf
  4. ^ Brewster, Tom (7 August 2014). "Sophisticated 'Turla' hackers spying on European governments, say researchers" – via The Guardian.
  5. ^ "Turla: Spying tool targets governments and diplomats".
  6. ^ Baumgartner, Kurt. "The 'Penquin' Turla". securelist.com.
  7. ^ "You'll never guess where Russian spies are hiding their control servers". Ars Technica.