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ASEAN Phishing Expeditions

Mila Parkour, the indefatigable phish researcher from DC, points to some recent spear-phishing attacks which to me help confirm that Southeast Asia, and ASEAN in particular, has become something of a focus for the chaps in China. They also highlight … Continue reading

08. October 2011 by jeremy
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Former Soviet Bloc, Allies, Under Lurid Attack

Trend Micro researchers David Sancho and Nart Villeneuve have written up an interesting attack they’ve dubbed LURID on diplomatic missions, government ministries, space-related government agencies and other companies and research institutions in the former Soviet bloc and its allies. (Only China … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by jeremy
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Astroturfers Revisited

Good piece (video) by Jon Ronson about astroturfing: Esc and Ctrl: Jon Ronson investigates astroturfing – video In the second part of Jon Ronson’s series about the struggle for control of the internet, he looks at online astroturfing – when … Continue reading

21. September 2011 by jeremy
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Korean Banks

The Washington Post report that it seems the attack on South Korea’s Nonghyup agricultural bank back in April was the work of North Korea. The evidence? South Korean investigators said they determined that 10 servers used in the bank incident … Continue reading

31. August 2011 by jeremy
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Podcast: Bad Things

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on link scams.  (The Business Daily podcast is here.)   Loose Wireless 110803 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. Australasia: … Continue reading

05. August 2011 by jeremy
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Libya’s Stuxnet?

A group of security professionals who have good credentials and strong links to the U.S. government have outlined a Stuxnet-type attack on Libyan infrastructure, according to a document released this week. But is the group outlining risks to regional stability, … Continue reading

08. June 2011 by jeremy
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Podcast: Microsoft and Skype

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on Microsoft and Skype.  (The Business Daily podcast is here.)   Loose Wireless 110520 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. … Continue reading

23. May 2011 by jeremy
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Podcast on Diminished Reality

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on diminished reality (The Business Daily podcast is here) Loose Wireless 110427 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here. Australasia: … Continue reading

28. April 2011 by jeremy
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Patriot Hacker The Jester’s Libyan Psyops Campaign

via infosecisland.com Is the Jester, a patriotic hacker better known for bringing down allegedly jihadist websites, injecting fake news strories about Libya to demoralize Gaddafi’s forces? Anthony Freed of infosec reckons so. Very good piece, and opens up all sorts … Continue reading

30. March 2011 by jeremy
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Podcast: Leaky Information

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on leaky information (The Business Daily podcast is here.)   Loose Wireless 110316 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune into BBC World Service at the following times, or click here.  Australasia: … Continue reading

18. March 2011 by jeremy
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