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    Cybereason: Cyber Group ‘Kimsuky’ Uses New Malware, Spyware Suite to Target Gov’t, Defense Orgs

    A research team at Cybereason has found that Kimsuky, a cyber espionage group linked to the government of North Korea, is using a new malware strain called CSPY Downloader and spyware suite KGH_SPY to perform attacks on defense and government organizations, human rights groups and research and pharmaceutical companies working on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.

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  • PwC Survey: 79% of 500 Respondents Found Cyber Incident in Past Year - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PwC Survey: 79% of 500 Respondents Found Cyber Incident in Past Year

    PwC has unveiled the “2015 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey,” which found that few organizations have established stronger cybersecurity measures despite the increase in attacks and the greater role of organization leaders in cyber decision-making. PwC said July 16 that 79 percent of respondents detected a cybersecurity incident in the past year, with 163 reported incidents […] More

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    Leased Computers Spy on Owners

    Spying software has become a hot commodity. It can track a stolen laptop, and reveal employees stealing company secrets. It can keep parents in the loop of what their kids are up to, and help employers track employee productivity. It can also set privacy advocate's teeth on edge, and it may be illegal in many […] More

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    Japanese Hacker Twosome Arrested for Stealing Virtual Characters

    Japanese police have arrested two people suspected of stealing virtual characters and goods from players of a popular online game, Sophos reports. Yu Nishimura and Kaori Tanaka allegedly used spyware to steal credentials from players of the Lineage II Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game. The duo allegedly advertised a website that offered Lineage players […] More

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    Survey: 1 in 3 Americans Would Risk Downloading Malware if Tempted by Intriguing Website, Link

    Despite frequent media reports highlighting the dangers about phishing scams and harmful viruses, nearly one in three Americans would be willing to risk downloading a harmful virus, spyware or other threat by visiting a potentially suspicious website or clicking on a link, according to a new national poll. The Keep Internet Security Simple survey, conducted […] More

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    Stuxnet Spreads to Finland

    Corporate espionage is spreading in Finland, and the Land of the Thousands Lakes was recently targeted by the infamous Stuxnet worm, Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat reports. The complex malware has been found in at least one institution that uses the industrial equipment targeted by the worm. It has not caused any damage. In addition, Finnish […] More

  • Tiffany Jones of Symantec: No Longer Enough to Just Secure Infrastructure, System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tiffany Jones of Symantec: No Longer Enough to Just Secure Infrastructure, System

    Tiffany Jones joined Symantec Corporation eight and half years ago to stand up its office in Washington, D.C., and the government relations public policy and government relations team, which she ran for about seven years. More recently, she become director of Public Sector Strategy and Programs teams. In her role, she manages Symantec’s relationships with […] More

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    Spyware Installation to Monitor Spouses on Rise

    The installation of spyware to monitor a spouse has risen sharply recently, according to LIGATT Security International. The company, which runs a program called Hacker for Hire, has seen a dramatic spike in inquiries regarding the installation or removal of spyware from a spouse’s mobile phone. The spyware allows the installer to read text messages, […] More

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    Computer Provider Warns Customers of Malware Infection

    Dell is currently warning customers that some motherboards have been infected with malware. The PowerEdge R410 Rack server apparently contains spyware embedded within the systems management software. The computer firm is sending letters to users and directly phoning those who are infected, according to The Register. A support forum post provided few details regarding the […] More

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    High-Risk Spyware Hits Macs

    A new spyware application that scans chat logs and hard drives of Mac users has been discovered on popular download sites and applications and screen savers found on various websites, according to Intego security researchers. OSX/OpinionSpy claims to collect browsing and purchasing information used in market reports. However, because it performs a number of insidious […] More

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