In march 2011 CERT-Georgia has Discovered Cyber Espionage Attack Incident on country of Georgia. Advanced Malicious Software was Collecting Sensitive, Confidential Information about Georgian and American Security Documents and then uploading it to some of Command and Control Servers.
“We have obtained Russian Document, from e-mail, where he was giving someone instructions how to use this malicious software and how to infect targets. We have linked him with some of German and Russian hackers. Then we have obtained information about his destination city, Internet service provider, e-mail, and etc.” Researchers said.
Most Georgian Infected computers were from our Governmental Agencies and Critical Information Infrastructures . Main targets of hacker was classified information from Georgia Ministries ,Parliament ,Critical Information Ifrastructures, Banks , NGO’s.
During investigation they got the origin of hacker, which was Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Department of Logistics , according to google map its just next to “Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB)”
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