CISA ALERT > SNAKE MALWARE THREAT FROM RUSSIAN ACTORS

5.10. 23 SPECIAL NEWS ALERT

CISA and Partners Disclose Snake Malware Threat From Russian Cyber Actors

05/09/2023 11:00 AM EDT

Today, CISA and partners released a joint advisory for a sophisticated cyber espionage tool used by Russian cyber actors. Hunting Russian Intelligence “Snake” Malware provides technical descriptions of the malware’s host architecture and network communications, and mitigations to help detect and defend against this threat.

CISA urges organizations to review the advisory for more information and apply the recommended mitigations and detection guidance. For more information on FSB and Russian state-sponsored cyber activity, please see the joint advisory Russian State-Sponsored and Criminal Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure and CISA’s Russia Cyber Threat Overview and Advisories webpage.