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Attention-seeking woman was iranian hackers - large attack revealed

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Wayne Konwinski
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Hackers seem to take to any means to attack their targets.

It became clear during this year's edition of the american security conference Black Hat, where security firm Secureworks, presented a report describing an attack like taken out from a spionroman by John le Carré.

it All began in the spring, when staff at Secureworks unit CTU (Counter Threat Unit) discovered a large-scale nätfiskekampanj against the company in the Middle east and north Africa, where the Saudi companies seems to have been the prime target.

Most of the attacks, which took place via e-mail, failed, and after a while they ended up infected e-mails pop up in the corporate inbox.

But the outage was only temporary, for shortly thereafter began suddenly vulnerable to corporate security systems that alert that someone tried to install spionviruset Pupyrat on the networks.

Files that some of the corporate staff got sent to from a friend on Linkedin, a friend named Mia Ash and that was an English photographer in his early twenties.

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