The backdoor malware MIRAS got an upgrade from just running in 32-bit Windows operating system versions to 64-bit ones, expanding its victim range to more users of the OS. MIRAS is the same malware family linked to attacks against a Europe-based IT company.
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The latter half of 2013 lay witness to two new targeted attack campaigns: BLYPT, which hosts its servers in Romania and Turkey, and Esile, which targets government agencies in APAC to execute remote commands.