Virus Type: Spyware, Advanced Persistent Threat
Blue Termite is a cyberespionage campaign that has been targeting hundreds of organisations in Japan for at least two years. The attackers hunt for confidential information and utilise a zero-day Flash player exploit and a sophisticated backdoor, which is customised for each victim.
Kaspersky Lab has been able to identify several hundred victims, in Japan.
Targets of Blue Termite attacks include in the following sectors:
You might be a target for Blue Termite if the following risk factors are relevant to you:
Kaspersky Lab products detect the malware used in Blue Termite campaign as:
To protect against Blue Termite attacks, make sure you follow these basic security best practices: