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By Clare O’Gara
Thu | Oct 31, 2019 | 8:12 AM PDT

It might be the scariest news you can hear.

A nuclear power plant in India just confirmed that its network experienced a malware attack. The attack was attributed to North Korean actors.

Ars Technica covered the story:

The malware in question, named Dtrack by Russian malware protection company Kaspersky, has been used in widespread attacks against financial and research centers, based on Kaspersky data collected from over 180 samples of the malware.

Dtrack shares elements of code from other malware attributed to the Lazarus threat group, which, according to US Justice Department indictments, is a North Korean state-sponsored hacking operation. Another version of the malware, ATMDtrack, has been used to steal data from ATM networks in India.