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As Lantern uses a peer-to-peer approach, even if more restrictions are introduced by the Russian government, the app will still be able to function and thrive. Before the recent increase in usage from Russia, individuals in China were the large market in terms of traffic.
After analysis, MSTIC reports that while the malware is designed to look like ransomware, it does not have a ransom recovery mechanism. MSTIC now believe the malware was created to make the targeted devices unusable.
According to an expert on the integrity of national electric grid systems, the recent years of paranoia about the potential of state hackers to undermine infrastructure have greatly over-emphasised the risks of nation state attacks on infrastructure. Marcus Sachs, CSO of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), told an RSA conference last week that… Read More