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The Energetic Bear and Crouching Yeti at the Watering Hole

Kaspersky Labs has released another fascinating report on a complex Advanced Persistent Threat (or APT), an extremely dangerous form of malware. An APT is certainly advanced, they typically are complicated systems of several forms of malicious software, and each component tends to be at least as complex and as capable as what we used to think of as an entire threat package. 434 more words


Cyber Attack At Local Hospitals Steals Patient Information

Residents who in the last five years received medical services from the two hospitals in Waukegan might have had personal information stolen by foreign hackers. 245 more words

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Community Health Systems Hacked - 4.5 Million Records Stolen

Chinese hackers seem to be at it again. This time hitting Community Health Systems, a large US medical group that runs over 200 hospitals in 29 states. 165 more words

Cyber Attack

Chinese Hackers Stole Info on 4.5 Million U.S. Hospital Patients

If you’ve been to a hospital in a small town or anywhere in the southeastern portion of the United States in the last few years, it’s worth keeping an eye on your personal information. 431 more words


The APT Trend

Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) is not a new threats in the network security world. They are malware that are intelligent to evade the current security systems like IPS/IDS, Firewalls and endpoint antivirus systems. 864 more words