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Blackbird
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Re: The "Red October" Campaign

said by siljaline:

‘Red October’ malware has snooped governments, diplomats since 2007

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... Researchers at Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab have dubbed the espionage network "Red October" a still-active operation it says has targeted governments of 39 countries and appears to be aimed at gathering classified information and geopolitical intelligence.
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It's kind of fascinating that 60% of Kaspersky's documented infections lie within pretty close proximity to China. The rest are scattered over the whole rest of the world. Mere coincidence, of course...
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siljaline
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Also recently from Ars.
Why Red October malware is the Swiss Army knife of espionage
• »arstechnica.com/security/2013/01 ··· pionage/
What's baffling is the depths of this type of cyber-espionage attacks and how they are implemented.
Gone are the days of running SpyBot and or Ad-Aware to clean an infection, avoiding the obvious.