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Northrop-Led Cyber Team Secures Winning Spot in Rapid Prototyping Challenge; Ginger Wierzbanowski Quoted

A Northrop Grumman-led team of cybersecurity specialists has won a rapid prototyping event that focused on identifying potentially malicious binaries in a simulated U.S. Cyber Command battlefield. Northrop said Thursday its team developed a malware detection and attribution prototype to send malware signatures back to an offensive team that modified …

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Symantec: ‘Thrip’ Cyber Espionage Group Evades Detection Through Legitimate IT Admin Tools

Symantec has found that a cyber espionage group called Thrip uses legitimate network administration and operating system tools to avoid detection and deploys custom malware to launch attacks on defense, satellite communications, geospatial imaging and telecommunications companies in the U.S. and Southeast Asia. The company said Tuesday its research team …

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