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Pawn Storm cyberspies still at work, target NATO and the White House

2015/04/17

Help Net Security - (International) Security researchers at Trend Micro reported that cybercriminals are concentrating attacks in the Pawn Storm cyber-espionage operation on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and White House personnel in the U.S., in addition to government and military officials and media companies. The attacks seek to compromise targets' computers and Microsoft Outlook accounts via spear-phishing emails and compromised Web sites that deliver the SEDNIT/Sofacy trojan malware.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18233

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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