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Cisco routers are being targeted by custom Russian malware

Russian state-sponsored threat actors have built custom malware and are using it against old, unpatched Cisco IOS routers (opens in new tab), a joint US-UK report has warned. 

The UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a report (opens in new tab) in which they state that APT28, a group allegedly affiliated with the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), developed a custom malware named “Jaguar Tooth”. 

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