New Malware Variant Targeting Banks


Federal government analysts have identified new Trojan malware variants used by the North Korean government that could be targeting U.S. banks. Details of the variant, HOPLIGHT, are included in a new Malware Analysis Report from the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Defense.


The agencies also recommend best practices, response actions and mitigations techniques to enable network defense and reduce exposure to North Korean government malicious cyber activity.