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RSA Conference: Advanced Persistent Marketing

I attended the RSA Conference in San Francisco last week. I would have posted this article earlier, but it took some time to decrypt my copious notes. 1,740 more words



Cyberespionage groups Naikon and Hellsing have infected the Philippines, along with countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia and the United States, according to Kaspersky Lab. 529 more words


Active Defense: Security Operations Evolved

Mark G. Manglicmot, Adam C. Tyra


Static cyber defenses based on fixed sensors and event correlation have proven insufficient. Defenders have adopted the cyber equivalent of placing a cop on a street corner with a pile of mug shots in the hopes that a criminal will walk close enough to be seen. 9,144 more words

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The Cuckoo's Egg – Revisited

The other day I picked up a used copy of Cliff Stoll’s book The Cuckoo’s Egg about his search for a hacker, ultimately identified as a German, Markus Hess. 628 more words


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