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Cybersleuths Uncover 5-year Spy Operation Targeting Government, Others

Wired.com – (International) Cybersleuths uncover 5-year spy operation targeting governments, others. Kaspersky Lab researchers uncovered a sophisticated, long-running cyber espionage campaign targeting governments, energy companies, embassies, and aerospace companies dubbed ‘Red October.’ The malware used is customized to individual targets, uses a complex command and control system, and utilizes spear phishing attacks to infect victims.

Source: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/01/red-october-spy-campaign/all/

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Ali Loney is a Senior UX Designer at Walmart Labs. She is based in Canada and was the former Graphic Designer at Sonatype.