Revealed the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI (FBI) in the report of the year detailed on the tool penetrate the Russian advanced, so that the report provides a fresh look at the arsenal of Russia of arms digital.
She said the National Security Agency andthe FBI: the director of intelligence of the main in Russia, known as (GRU), was used as an instrument of breakthrough designation (Drovorub) to break into computers operating system Linux (Linux).
And Linux is a operating system in common use across the server infrastructure needed.
Said Cable wood (Keppel Wood), Senior Operations Manager of the Cyber Security Agency national security: use Linux systems extensively in all parts of the systems of national security, the Ministry of defence, in addition to the community of cyber security the biggest.
She added, “can be malware large-scale impact if they are not advocates for Youth Action”.
Official said the risk of a western earlier: that the report year is unique because of the referral initiative provided by the US agencies.
Linking the NSA and the FBI (Drovorub) team Intelligence Russian specific Centre 85 main service (GTsSS), the Military Unit 26165.
Said the agency: if (GTsSS) is linked to the Privateers known as the (APT28) or (Fancy Bear) who infiltrated the Democratic National Committee in 2016, and targeted in often the entities of the defense and government space.
Said Steve Grob Parliament (Steve Grobman), the senior officer of the technology company McAfee (McAfee) cyber security: tool (Drovorub) has several capabilities that allow the attacker to perform many different functions, such as the theft of files and remote control the computer of the victim.
The report of the National Security Agency and the FBI office of 45 pages is the latest in a series of public reports from the US government with the aim of exposing the operations of hacking the Russian before the U.S. presidential election of 2020.
And agencies define the types of organizations that were compromised by (Drovorub) or specific details about victims (Drovorub), but U.S. officials said they they they post implementation increase awareness on piracy Russian state-sponsored.
Said Wood of the NSA: the National Security Agency to share this information to counter the capabilities of GRU GTsSS, which continues to threaten the United States and its allies.
The announcement comes after nearly a year of leadership of the National Security Agency to form a new Department of cyber security aimed at sharing more intelligence about threats to the opponent with the audience.
NSA worked in recent weeks to expose a series of Russian campaigns, including the efforts of hackers Russians to target research to MERS-CoV.
The Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate 85th Main Special Service Center, military unit 26165, is deploying previously undisclosed malware for Linux systems, called Drovorub, as part of its cyber espionage operations. @RT_com https://t.co/AerTClqJ7L
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