Infamous Russian Hacking Group Used New Trojan in Recent Attacks

A well known Russian state-sponsored cyber-espionage group has used a new Trojan as a secondary payload in recent attacks targeting government entities around the globe, Palo Alto Networks reports.  Also known as APT28, Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sednit and Strontium, the Sofacy group is believed to have orchestrated the attacks targeting the 2016 presidential election in the United States.

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