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Security researcher shares blow-by-blow account of advanced persistent threat

alphadogg (971356) writes | about 2 years ago

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alphadogg (971356) writes "Gianni Gnesa, security researcher at Ptrace Security, based in Switzerland, shared the inside story this week at the Hacker Halted conference in Miami about a recent attack on a Swiss firm to steal important data. "Unfortunately, IDS [intrusion-detection systems] didn't detect them," he said, nothing that the hacker victimized an employee (using Windows 7) via an email sent responding to a Craiglist posting, then wormed his way into the company, hacking through a networked printer to snag sensitive data."
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