Duqu

  • First known sample

    2008
  • Discovery

    2011
  • Current status

    Inactive since 2012
  • Type

    Trojan
  • Targeted platforms

    Windows
  • TOP targeted countries

    France , Hungary , Iran , Sudan
  • Connected attacks

  • The way of propagation

    Social engineering
  • Purpose/Functions

    Cyberespionage
  • Special features
    The attackers were looking for information related to the production control systems and trade relationships of particular organizations.
  • Targets

    No specific targets
  • Artefacts/Attribution
    "Tilded" team, related to Stuxnet and Flame developers
  • Description

    This suspected nation-state actor was active from 2008 to 2012. This group used zero-day exploits and spear-phishing emails to infect victims for cyber-espionage purposes. The victims represented thirteen different countries across three continents; one notable target was Iran’s nuclear program.

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