Trojan.Karagany

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Trojan.Karagany is a type of malware used by the hacking group Dragonfly to target energy companies in the United States, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Turkey, and Poland. It is a trojan that can infect computer systems through suspicious downloads, emails, or websites, without the user's knowledge. Once inside, it can steal personal information, disrupt operations, or even hold data hostage for ransom. Trojan.Karagany.B is an updated version of Trojan.Karagany, and there are similarities in the commands, encryption, and code routines used by the two Trojans. Dragonfly has used two main malware tools: Backdoor.Oldrea and Trojan.Karagany. The former appears to be a custom piece of malware, either written by or for the attackers. However, Trojan.Karagany was leaked on underground markets, so its use by Dragonfly is not necessarily exclusive. The group has targeted energy companies specifically, with the goal of gaining access to their internal control systems and potentially causing damage to critical infrastructure. Overall, Trojan.Karagany is a dangerous malware tool used by the hacking group Dragonfly to target energy companies and gain access to sensitive information and control systems. Its use highlights the ongoing threat of cyberattacks against critical infrastructure and the need for enhanced cybersecurity measures to prevent such attacks from occurring in the future.
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Dragonfly is a notable threat actor known for its malicious activities in the cybersecurity landscape. This group has been particularly active in targeting the energy sector across various countries, including the United States, Switzerland, and Turkey. The tactics employed by Dragonfly often involv
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MITRE
a year ago
Endpoint Protection - Symantec Enterprise
MITRE
a year ago
Dragonfly: Western energy sector targeted by sophisticated attack group