Russian Cyber Espionage Group Deploys LitterDrifter USB Worm in Targeted Attacks

Targeting Ukrainian entities, Russian cyber espionage actors connected to the Federal Security Service (FSB) have been seen employing the USB propagating worm LitterDrifter in their operations.

Gamaredon (also known as Aqua Blizzard, Iron Tilden, Primitive Bear, Shuckworm, and Winterflounder) was described by Check Point as a group that conducts large-scale campaigns that are preceded by “data collection efforts aimed at specific targets, whose selection is likely motivated by espionage goals.”

The two primary functions of the LitterDrifter worm are its ability to communicate with the threat actor’s command-and-control (C&C) servers and to automatically propagate malware read more Russian Cyber Espionage Group Deploys LitterDrifter USB Worm in Targeted Attacks.

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