• Regin: a malicious platform capable of spying on GSM networks

    Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published its research on Regin – the first cyber-attack platform known to penetrate and monitor GSM networks in addition to other “standard” spying tasks. The attackers behind this platform have compromised computer networks in at least 14 countries around the world. Quick facts: – The main victims of this actor are: telecom operators, governments, financial institutions, research organizations, multinational political bodies and individuals involved in advanced mathematical/cryptographical research. – Victims of this actor have been found in Algeria, Afghanistan, Belgium, Brazil, Fiji, Germany, Iran, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Pakistan, Syria and Russia. – The Regin platform consists of multiple malicious tools capable of compromising…