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[liberationtech] The Equation Group

Joe Szilagyi szilagyi at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 18:17:02 PST 2015


Kaspersky calls the malware publisher The Equation Group and describes a family of malware that are used in concert in order to


• infect hard drive firmware persistently and invisibly

• infect USB drive firmware persistently and invisibly

• inflitrate and infect and execute commands on isolated / airgapped networks

• courier and retrieve select information from infected machines once an infected device is reconnected to an Internet-connected machine.


http://www.kaspersky.com/about/news/virus/2015/Equation-Group-The-Crown-Creator-of-Cyber-Espionage <http://www.kaspersky.com/about/news/virus/2015/Equation-Group-The-Crown-Creator-of-Cyber-Espionage>

https://securelist.com/blog/research/68750/equation-the-death-star-of-malware-galaxy/ <https://securelist.com/blog/research/68750/equation-the-death-star-of-malware-galaxy/>

Joe Szilagyi





Joe Szilagyi





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