Podcast: Black Hat and DEFCON preview
Moss, Black Hat founder, named CSO of ICANN
The group, APT3, is also believed to be behind Operation Clandestine Fox, which used social engineering to lure victims into installing malware.
Symantec is referring to the malware as 'groundbreaking,' particularly due to the advanced techniques it uses to conceal itself.
A newly identified ransomware takes extra precaution to hide from researchers and possibly show good faith on the attackers' part.