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Chinese hacker group among first to target networks isolated from internet

2015/04/12

IDG News Service - (International) FireEye released findings in a technical report that identify a hacker group called Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) 30 as one of the first to target air-gapped networks with malware that has infected defense-related clients' systems worldwide, utilizing custom-made malware components with worm-like capabilities that can infect removable drives such as USB sticks and hard drives.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2909093/chinese-hacker-group-among-first-to-target-networks-isolated-from-internet.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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