Cyber-Espionage

Cyber-espionage and weapons on the rise in Q1: Kaspersky
The first three months of the year turned out to be full of incident, especially when it came to cyber-espionage and cyber-weapons, the experts at Kaspersky Lab said in their latest report.
Govt malware: Why and how it’s used, and is it cyber-war?
Governments use malware to spy on other nations, but how is such cyber-espionage carried out? F-Secure Labs provides some insight.
Cyber-war: Time for our agencies to step up
In the wake of reports of cyber-warfare raging between Malaysian and Filipino hackers, it is high time for the various agencies we have in Malaysia to get together and prepare a proper national cyber-security plan, argues A. Asohan.
Kaspersky identifies MiniDuke, malware that spies on govts and others
Kaspersky Lab’s team of experts published a new research report that analyzed a series of security incidents involving the use of the recently discovered PDF exploit in Adobe Reader (CVE-2013-6040) and a new, highly customized malicious program known as MiniDuke.  
Cyber-espionage: Kaspersky hunts ‘Red October’
Kaspersky Lab has published a new research report which identified an elusive cyber-espionage campaign targeting diplomatic, governmental and scientific research organizations in several countries for at least the last five years.
Mobile matters and cyber espionage
For technology solutions provider Citrix Systems, the continued rise of mobile and cloud computing along with the bring your own device (BYOD) movement has translated to a sharpened focus on meeting the demands of clients dealing with a changed IT environment and workforce.
Kaspersky discovers ‘miniFlame,’ designed for highly targeted cyber-espionage
Kaspersky Lab has announced the discovery of miniFlame, which it described as a small and highly flexible malicious program designed to steal data and control infected systems during targeted cyber-espionage operations.
Mikko’s world: Governments, factories and washing machines
With the 10th editon of Malaysia’s premier cyber-security event HITBSecConf just around the corner, DNA speaks to one of its most popular speakers: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure's chief research officer.
FireEye CEO has fire in his belly
Ashar Aziz founded FireEye to combat threats designed to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, or gain unauthorised access to computer systems.
Kaspersky Lab invites contributors to help solve Gauss mystery
Kaspersky Lab has invited anyone with an interest in cryptography, reverse engineering or mathematics to help find the decryption keys and unlock the hidden payload of the recently-discovered Gauss cyber-espionage toolkit.
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