What is BlackEnergy


Vulnerable computer systems and applications:

Windows operating systems.


BlackEnergy is a malicious software code, also known as a Trojan, which often enters users’ devices without their knowledge. Trojan horses can spread via malicious email attachments and exploits. It is believed that the virus BlackEnergy was created for attacks on critical infrastructure in the energy sector.


  • Install or update used device protection systems;
  • Scan the device with anti-virus software;
  • Install operating system and application updates;
  • Do not click on suspicious links in emails, SMS and websites;
  • Before installing programs carefully review the list of things that the program will be able to do without your knowledge;
  • Do not save passwords in your browser’s memory.