Lab Kaspersky computer security firm, told the BBC that he had a major cyber attack is detected. Lab Name of the Red October identify the malware was only in October. Tom Clancy’s famous novel “The Hunt for the Red October ‘, the name of the spy mission’ Red October ‘stated. The report stated that the poor due Kaspersky this software (malware) through 2007, the government institutions is related to the theft of confidential information.
The main target of cyber attack Eastern Europe and Central Asia, but other countries are affected. It is not clear yet who the people are behind it.
Lab said in its report that India and Russia Kjakstan addition, several other countries, including Azerbaijan and Belgium have dealt huge blows to the detective. JD Worldwide Red October spied the subjects were divided into eight categories.
Victims of espionage in the government, diplomatic / consular, research institutes, commerce and trade, nuclear / power research, oil and gas companies, including aerospace and military. Kaspersky report, while Russia has been hit 35 times, followed by Kazakhstan with this malware, cyber attacks 21 times. Azerbaijan, Belgium and India came to JD 15 times the software attack.
Lab in its report cautioned that the other side of the field may be the victim of spying. Not yet been possible to monitor the victim of an attack or they may not. There is currently no evidence Kaspersky has said that it could be said that these are the hands of a country behind. According to the report cyber attackers stole information are very special and they can be sold to the highest bidder anywhere.