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4 factors for avoiding cyber espionage attacks

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November 3, 2012
Cybersecurity
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“Malware continues to change at a rapid pace, as evidenced by new types of high-tech, military-grade malicious code grabbing headlines such as Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame.

Another category raising its ugly head is the malware developed specifically for industrial espionage, like ACAD/Medre.A, which we will be seeing more and more of in the future. Why these sudden spikes in the news? This isn’t something new; these kinds of situations have happened before. But since people in general are becoming more security-aware due to the ongoing stream of information and related coverage in the media about state-sponsored malware, these anomalies are now noticed on a more regular basis and as a result of being detected more often.”

Source:4 factors for avoiding cyber espionage attacks – CSO Online – Security and Risk