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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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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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The Abject Failure of Federal InfoSec

June 18, 2015 10:010 comments
The reports from OPM and IRS reveal the total failure of federal information security practice.

In-brief: OPM and IRS are just the latest incidents to expose the dire state of federal information security practice. The question is: why? 

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Success Story? OPM Security Chief Trumpeted New Approach to Cyber

June 5, 2015 18:452 comments
The Office of Personnel Management was talking up internal efforts to spot attackers on its network in the weeks before a massive breach was exposed.

  In-brief: Is the massive breach at the U.S. Government’s Office of Personnel Management a success story? Given the dire state of risk management within the federal government, the answer may be ‘yes.’

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