The same hackers who turned out the lights at Ukrainian utilities last December have been running attacks against the same country’s banks over recent months. Security firm ESET reports that the gang slinging the TeleBots malware against Ukrainian banks shares a number of similarities with the BlackEnergy group, which conducted attacks against the energy industry in Ukraine in December, 2015 and January, 2016. ESET thinks that the BlackEnergy crew has evolved into what it calls the TeleBots group. As with campaigns attributed to BlackEnergy group, the attackers used spear-phishing emails with Microsoft Excel documents containing malicious macros as their main means of spreading infection.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register