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Shady RAT not so sophisticated: Symantec

Symantec has conducted its own investigation into the global hacking operation that McAfee has dubbed Operation Shady RAT, and called into question whether the attacks were really all that sophisticated.

August 4, 2011 by

Shady RAT not so sophisticated: Symantec

Symantec has conducted its own investigation into the global hacking operation that McAfee has dubbed Operation Shady RAT, and called into question whether the attacks were really all that sophisticated.

August 4, 2011 by

Security vendors to block police hacks

Major security vendors Symantec, Sophos and Kaspersky yesterday said their products would block legalised hacking attempts by NSW Police under new legislation as they would any other security threat to users.

March 10, 2009 by

Symantec warns of "parasitic storage"

Security specialist Symantec has warned businesses over an increasing trend for criminals to use "parasitic storage" on networks of compromised systems.While botnets -- illegal networks of PCs infected with remote software by hackers -- are used mainly for sending spam, criminals are increasingly storing sensitive or illegal data in distributed environments, the security company told our sister site ZDNet UK on Tuesday.

May 29, 2007 by

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