Spear Phishing Attack

New phishing tactic: Infect sites and wait for catch

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Researchers believe watering hole strategies, where attackers compromise sites visited by their targets, are used to steal personal information and set the stage for spear phishing attacks.

Google Aurora attackers continue online crime spree

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The same criminal gang that infiltrated Google in 2010 is continuing to target intellectual property housed by U.S. companies, but its using new web-based tactics to maximize its effectiveness.

Chinese-based hacker attack wanted corporate data

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A massive Chinese-based hacker attack on Canadian federal government agencies late in 2010 was aimed at uncovering information about the takeover bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan.

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