LookBack Malware Targets More Than a Dozen Utilities

The Wall Street Journal reported that more than a dozen U.S. utilities were targeted in the LookBack attack first revealed in August. Originally, security researchers divulged the details of a spearphishing campaign targeting three different United States utility companies. Now The Wall Street Journal has disclosed that FBI investigations have determined that hackers “homed in on smaller electricity providers in proximity to critical infrastructure.”

Here’s what we now know about the LookBack malware campaign.