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    Mitre Evaluates Cyber Tools From 21 Vendors for ‘APT29’ Threat Defense Initiative

    Mitre has issued the results of its assessments of cybersecurity platforms from 21 companies to help industry and government agencies improve their capabilities to detect and combat cyber threats. Mitre evaluated the cyber offerings using its ATT&CK knowledge base to emulate the techniques used by APT29, a cyber threat group believed to be related to the Russian government, the nonprofit corporation said Tuesday.

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    NetApp, Kapersky Team With Citrix for Virtualization Tech

    NetApp and Kaspersky Lab will collaborate with Citrix Systems introduce new virtualization products intended to address the security and availability of technologies applied to computing and communication devices, Computer Dealer News reported Monday. Jeff Jedras writes NetApp and Kaspersky announced their respective Citrix-integrated products during the annual Citrix Synergy conference held last week. Jedras reports the […] More

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    Zeus Trojan Invades Syria's Financial Sector

    Online-banking customers in Syria have been warned to be extra vigilant when conducting their financial matters on the web to avoid falling prey to the Zeus Trojan malware, according to Day Press News. Cyber criminals using the Zeus Trojan have been able to siphon millions of dollars from bank accounts worldwide by stealing online banking […] More

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    Spammers Use 'Disposable' Domains to Prevent Shutdowns

    Spammers and botnet operators have been reported as using disposable domains for their activities to evade security technologies. According to research by security firm M86 Security Labs, spammers are buying dozens of domains at a time and moving from one to another as often as several times a day to avoid getting shut down. For […] More

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    Pre-Infected Samsung Smartphones Distributed

    Another cellphone manufacturer has fallen victim to an increasingly common attack in which phones’ memory cards are infected with malware during the manufacturing process and then shipped out to customers. Kaspersky researchers said the latest manufacturer to be affected is Samsung, which has acknowledged that the microSD cards in a batch of its S8500 Wave […] More

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    Facebook Used to Find Money Mules

    Phishers are looking into different ways of reaching new recruits of cyber criminals by casting their nets onto social networking sites, creating special Facebook groups for their work-at-home scams, according to Kaspersky Lab. Far from a novel idea, phishers have been using social networks for years to find new recruits. Now, the scammers have created […] More

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