Targeting of Russian speakers
Date of report
  • October 2019
  • Unknown
ESET researchers discovered a new malware called Attor that has been used to target only a few dozen victims since 2013. The victims include diplomatic and government institutions and the malware is designed to steal encryption information from certain applications.
Suspected victims
  • Russian speakers, as well as diplomatic and government institutions in Eastern Europe
Suspected state sponsor
  • Unknown
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government