Industroyer: Major new threat

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On December 17th, 2016, the Ukrainian capital Kiev was hit by a blackout. Investigators later confirmed that the energy outage was caused by a cyberattack.

ESET® researchers identified a sophisticated new malware as the main suspect in this case. Named Industroyer, it’s the biggest threat to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) since Stuxnet.

Watch this interview with Sr. ESET Malware Researcher Robert Lipovsky to learn about this malware developed to exploit vulnerabilities in those systems, which were developed decades ago with almost no security measures.