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The Winnti criminal organization is known for industrial cyberespionage campaigns targeting gaming industry.
Kaspersky Lab experts tracking the activity of the Winnti group have discovered an active threat based on a 2006 bootkit installer. The threat, which Kaspersky Lab has called “HDRoot” after the original tool’s name “HDD Rootkit”, is a universal platform for a sustainable and persistent appearance in a targeted system, which can be used as a foothold for any arbitrary tool. 547 more words
Atlanta’s BitPay, a Bitcoin processor, suffered losses of 5000 Bitcoins, nearly USD $1.8 million due to a spear-phishing attack instigated by a hacker, court documents revealed. 479 more words
US officials have laid the blame for an attack against the Pentagon’s Joint Chiefs of Staff unclassified email system firmly on Russia’s doorstep.
Explaining how the second… 501 more words