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It’s unclear what happened in the reported theft of NSA data by Russian spies, but an attacker would need little help to steal if he or she had privileged access to an AV vendor’s network, security experts say. With Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab under the gun for its software reportedly helping Russian cyberspies steal classified US […]

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  Information stealing FormBook malware is being lobbed at defense contractors, manufacturers and firms in the aerospace sector in the US and South Korea. The malware is delivered via high-volume spam campaigns and email attachments that take the form of: DOC/XLS files loaded with malicious macros that initiate the download of FormBook payloads Archive files […]

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A cyber espionage group linked by security researchers to the Iranian government has been observed targeting aerospace and energy organizations in the United States, Saudi Arabia and South Korea. The threat actor, tracked by FireEye as APT33, is believed to have been around since at least 2013. Since mid-2016, the security firm has spotted attacks […]

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