Cyberwar

Malware targeting GE13, spyware maker was in KL
Malware makers are targeting the huge media interest in Malaysia’s general election, and one company was even in KL to hawk its spyware, writes F-Secure’s Goh Su Gim.
Online banking accounts in Middle East targeted by ‘Gauss’
Kaspersky Lab has announced the discovery of ‘Gauss’, a complex, nation-state sponsored cyber-espionage toolkit designed to steal sensitive data, with a specific focus on browser passwords, online banking account credentials, cookies, and specific configurations of infected machines.
Security alert over ‘Madi’ cyber-espionage campaign in Middle East
Security alerts are being issued over Madi, a trojan used in targeted campaigns and observed in the wild since last December. Targets of the Madi campaign appear to be all over the spectrum but include oil companies, US-based think-tanks, a foreign consulate, as well as various governmental agencies, including some in the energy sector, and it has spread to countries beyond the Middle East.
Stuxnet, Flame and the new world disorder
It reads like the plot of a high-tech thriller, a mash-up of John LeCarre and William Gibson: A Western government develops a computer virus targeted at the key systems of an enemy state. The malware gets loose and wreaks havoc in the wild. The world comes to halt.
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