Post Tagged with: "APT"

Malware Supported VPN Network Used By APT Groups

August 4, 2015 08:050 comments
Malware Supported VPN Network Used By APT Groups

In-brief: A virtual private network (VPN) based in China and designed to help evade that country’s restrictive government firewall is actually supported by a network of malware-infected nodes around the globe, RSA says.

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Hacking Team incident prompts calls to retire Adobe Flash

July 13, 2015 22:465 comments
Hacking Team incident prompts calls to retire Adobe Flash

  In-brief: Adobe’s Flash technology may end up being the highest profile victim of the attack on software arms dealers the Hacking Team, as news of that group’s reliance on Flash vulnerabilities prompts calls for Adobe to permanently retire the web-enhancing technology.

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Study: Financial Firms Hit Hard By Targeted Attacks

June 25, 2015 12:160 comments
A graphic shows threats targeting financial services organizations vs. non financial services focused attacks in purple. (Image courtesy of Websense/Raytheon.)

In-brief: A new report from the firm Websense finds that financial services firms are being hit hard by cyber attacks, including targeted attacks aimed at luring employees into installing malicious software on corporate networks.

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Report finds Hackers Delving Deep Into Compromised Networks

June 23, 2015 08:021 comment
Report finds Hackers Delving Deep Into Compromised Networks

In brief: A report studying compromised networks from the firm Vectra finds a big jump in “lateral movement,” as hackers delve deeper into hacked organizations.

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