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New Backdoor Trojan Deployed in Cyber-Espionage Campaign Targeting Embassies

A cyber-espionage group believed to be operating out of Russia for the past two decades has deployed a new backdoor trojan on computers at embassies in Southeast Europe, former Soviet states, and

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Cyber security in 2020: boosting protection with traps and tripwires

A cyber attacker determined to breach a business’s IT defences will do whatever they can to succeed. They’ll come at them with sophisticated malware and a detailed knowledge of your business,


Businesses fear cyber espionage through ATP – ITProPortal

Cyber-espionage through advanced persistent threats (APT) has become the biggest nightmare for IT security decision makers in the UK, Bitdefender has announced this Wednesday. Click here to view original web


Russian State Hackers Use Britney Spears Instagram Posts to Control Malware

A cyber-espionage group known as Turla — believed to be the cyber-arm of Russian intelligence — has been playing around with a backdoor trojan disguised as a Firefox extension that


Malware framework using legitimate utilities lobbed at government agencies – Help Net Security

Bitdefender researchers have unearthed a previously unknown malware framework that, unlike those used by most APTs, contains many legitimate utilities. Click here to view original web page at www.helpnetsecurity.com


Snake cyberespionage malware is ready to bite Mac users – InfoWorld

A sophisticated Russian cyberespionage group is readying attacks against Mac users and has recently ported its Windows backdoor program to macOS. Click here to view original web page www.infoworld.com

Identity Theft

Verizon data breach study finds cyber espionage on the rise – TheHill

Cyber espionage is the most common attack targeting manufacturing companies, the public sector and education organizations, Verizon found in its annual investigate report on data breaches released Thursday. Click here


Open-source developers targeted in sophisticated malware attack – TechWorld

For the past few months, developers who publish their code on GitHub have been targeted in an attack campaign that uses a little-known but potent cyberespionage malware. Click here to


Cyber espionage top concern for businesses in the West – ITProPortal

European and US businesses see cyber espionage as the biggest threat to their security, according to a new report by Trend Micro. The report says that organisations in the West

Identity Theft

5 data breach predictions for 2017 – CIO

In 2017, most companies have data breach preparedness on their radar. But the threat landscape is ever-evolving. Staying ahead of emerging threats and the increasing sophistication of cybercriminals requires “constant