[funsec] Data-Stealing Trojan Disclosure Frustrates Researchers, Vendors, and L aw Enforcement

Paul Ferguson fergdawg at netzero.net
Tue Jul 17 17:21:40 CDT 2007


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Via InformationWeek.

[snip]

There are two questions in the realm of IT security that simply won't go
away: Can cybercrooks successfully attack at will, and are those who report
the details of these attacks causing more harm than good?

The revelation earlier this week by a security vendor and research firm
that a Trojan-horse may have stolen sensitive information from hundreds of
businesses and government entities has revived this heated debate.

[snip]

More:
http://www.informationweek.com/software/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=2010018
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Background:
http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN1638118020070717

- - ferg


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