Penquin Turla

  • First known sample

    2010
  • Discovery

    2014
  • Current status

    Active
  • Type

    Backdoor , Rootkit
  • Targeted platforms

    Linux
  • TOP targeted countries

    Algeria , Belarus , Brazil , CIS , Ecuador , France , Germany , India , Iran , Kazakhstan , Latvia , Mexico , Poland , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Serbia , Spain , USA , United Arab Emirates , Vietnam
  • Connected attacks

  • Purpose/Functions

    Remote control
  • Special features
    Please find more information here.
  • Description

    The first-known Turla sample targeting the Linux operating system. Its functionality includes hidden network communications, arbitrary remote command execution, and remote management. A substantial part of its code is based on public sources.

    Additional information