Malware Used to Attack Polish Banks Contained False Flags Blaming Russian Hackers

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Malware samples used in the recent attacks against several Polish banks contained planted evidence that attempted to blame the attacks on Russian-speaking hackers.

These false flags, as the (IT and real-world) security community refers to these planted clues, were discovered by Sergei Shevchenko, a Russian-speaking security expert for BAE Systems.

In a report published this morning, the researcher reveals that the malware used in those attacks contained a lot of mangled Russian words that no native speaker would have ever used.

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