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spear-phishing

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Cyberspying effort drops 'Mirage' on energy firms

Malware targets individuals at organizations in Philippines, Taiwan, Canada and elsewhere via "spear-phishing" e-mails bearing tainted PDF files.

By September 20, 2012

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Welcome back, Commodore 64

The best gadgets are the oldest ones. Also, it's spear phishing season, thanks to the Epsilon email breach; plus, Google gets tough, and Netflix goes all "Mad Men."

By April 7, 2011

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Celebs, beware: Those nude selfies will be hacked and shared

Celebrities will continue to take nude photos of themselves and certain hackers will try their damnedest to uncover the goodies. All the more reason, say security experts, to fix bad habits.

By September 2, 2014

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Twitter warns of additional hacks, threats

Company says the "attacks will continue," particularly against high-profile media companies.

By April 30, 2013

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Epsilon partner warned of phishing attacks months ago

Near the end of last year Epsilon partner Return Path said that thousands of e-mail addresses were stolen in a broad phishing campaign that targeted e-mail service providers.

By April 7, 2011

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China's cyberwar: Intrusions are the new normal (FAQ)

Security firm Mandiant delivers compelling evidence that the Chinese military is behind a torrent of intrusions targeting the networks of U.S.-based companies. Here's what happens next.

By February 19, 2013

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Google push for faster zero day fixes hits a wall: Other companies

Google wants technology firms to cut down on the amount of time it takes to fix zero day vulnerabilities, but some are crying foul.

By May 31, 2013

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U.S. warns of cyberattacks on gas pipeline companies

The Department of Homeland Security wants the gas sector to monitor malware planted via cyberattacks as part of an investigation.

By May 7, 2012

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Maker of smart-grid software discloses hack

Files were affected during compromise, says company that makes software used in the "smart" electric grid.

By September 26, 2012

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'Sophisticated' attack targets two Energy Dept. labs

Pacific Northwest National Lab and Jefferson National Lab shut down Web site, Internet access, and e-mail services after attacks.

By July 6, 2011