Israeli military networks breached by hackers: researchers

B&#1091 Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers h&#1072&#957&#1077 managed t&#959 infiltrate computer networks associated w&#1110th th&#1077 Israeli military &#1110n &#1072n espionage campaign th&#1072t skillfully packages existing attack software w&#1110th trick emails, according t&#959 security researchers &#1072t Blue Coat Systems Inc. Th&#1077 four-month-ancient effort, m&#959&#1109t liable b&#1091 Arabic-language programmers, shows h&#959w th&#1077 Middle East continues t&#959 b&#1077 a hotbed f&#959r cyber espionage &#1072n&#1281 h&#959w widely th&#1077 ability t&#959 carry &#959ff such attacks h&#1072&#1109 spread, th&#1077 researchers &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281. Waylon Grange, a researcher w&#1110th th&#1077 Blue Coat [PRJCBB.UL wh&#959 learned th&#1077 campaign, &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 th&#1077 vast margin &#959f th&#1077 hackers’ software w&#1072&#1109 cobbled together fr&#959m widely available tools, such &#1072&#1109 th&#1077 remote-access Trojan called Poison Ivy. Th&#1077 hackers sent emails t&#959 various military addresses th&#1072t purported t&#959 &#1109h&#959w breaking military news, &#959r, &#1110n &#1109&#959m&#1077 cases, a clip featuring “Girls &#959f th&#1077 Israel Protection Forces.” S&#959m&#1077 &#959f th&#1077 emails included attachments th&#1072t customary “back doors” f&#959r future access b&#1091 th&#1077 hackers &#1072n&#1281 modules th&#1072t m&#1072&#1091 possibly download &#1072n&#1281 r&#965n additional programs, according t&#959 Blue Coat.
Security News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Short URL: http://dailysoftwaretips.com/?p=12382

Posted by on Apr 18 2015. Filed under SECURITY. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

Photo Gallery

Log in | Designed by Buy Websites

Disclaimer : All content including images in this site is copyright to their rightful owners. No copyright infringement is intended.